how many eggs per hen ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ozark hen, May 21, 2007.

  1. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

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    How many eggs can a hen lay per day? My DH tells me one hen can lay more than one egg per day?? Is that so? Thank you.
     
  2. Barnyard Dawg

    Barnyard Dawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A good laying hen can lay an egg every 25 hours with age this will decrease. It takes 24 to 26 hours for a hen to produce an egg; there is 30 minutes between each egg-producing cycle.
     
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  3. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard people say that their hens laid 2 eggs per day. I have never had this happen. One per day and every few days they miss a day. Storeys guide says it takes @ 25 hours to produce 1 egg. ???
     
  4. ozark hen

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    Thank you very much, I really appreciate your advice. [​IMG]
     

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