I have 10 hens, two of them are pullets, about 4 or so months old. The rest of the hens are a year or a year and a half, my roo is a mature boy and doing his job by servicing the hens when they allow it. I get 4 eggs a day, about 5 days ago we got 6 eggs, but that is not the norm, the least we have gotten was 3 eggs. Is this normal to get 4 eggs for 8 laying hens? They have been at our place for 3 weeks now come Tuesday, they started laying about a week after they got here and settled in. I also spend time with them in the evening, I talk to them, feed them by hand, and already the Barred Rock, whom I call Pippin, will fly up onto my arm to eat! It is a great thing to have chickens, I didn't realize how entertaining they can be! The breed of hens I have is the Barred Rock and white Leghorn, both pullets. Then a grey Cochin, Rhode Island Red, Buff Orpington, and Black Australorp.