How many eggs/week??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pozarnsk, Sep 12, 2008.

  1. pozarnsk

    pozarnsk Out Of The Brooder

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    I have RIRs and Barred Rocks about 2 months from laying age. How many eggs per week can I expect from them?
     
  2. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could probably expect 5 to 6 eggs a week from each hen.
     
  3. pozarnsk

    pozarnsk Out Of The Brooder

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    Good deal, I'm going to be rich!!
     
  4. pozarnsk

    pozarnsk Out Of The Brooder

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    By the way, Cypress TX.....looks like you're in for some rain.....
     
  5. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Generally an egg a day, but their may be times when they lay less. Once in awhile they may slow down a little. When my molted there were days when I only got a couple of eggs. Also some breeds are better layers and you will get more eggs. RIR's are great layers. Here is a good chart. You may be using it.

    http://www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chooks.html
     
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2008
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    I wish some of these answer applied to my weird chickens. First week - 7 eggs (6 hens), 2nd week, 1 egg, this week 4 eggs. I have a feeling some of them are not old enough yet, but we really have no idea.
     
  7. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    5-6 for the first cycle, and then less from that time on as they age. Individual birds will vary and most will stop during short days and moult.
     
  8. bluey

    bluey thootp veteran

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