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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

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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.
     
    Last edited: May 21, 2007
  3. Whirlwind

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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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