How many eggs to expect?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Wyogirl, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What exaclty is high and medium production as far as eggs per week??
    Mother of 8 Leghorns, 6 Buff Orpingtons, 5 SLW, 4 RIR, 6 Americaunas/EE?, 5 Light Brahmas, [​IMG]
     
  2. savingdogs

    savingdogs Chillin' With My Peeps

    In my flock this has really varied with a lot of different factors.
    Time of year
    Age of birds
    Weather
    whether they are molting
    whether they are broody or raising chicks
    whether they have eaten a lot of protein lately

    I have around 20 birds now and have seen as many as one egg a day from each to zero eggs, depending on the various conditions mentioned above.

    Your winter average is going to be lower than your summer average and very young birds lay a lot. It looks like you have some good laying breeds at least, I'd expect to get a lot of eggs!
     

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