How many?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Lolipop, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. Lolipop

    Lolipop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many chickens would I need to get to have 2 dozen eggs per week? I was thinking about getting:

    3 Mille fleur bearded d'Uccle
    1 Black ausralorp
    2 Easter eggers
    1 Buff orpington
    2 White silkies

    Would I get enough eggs?

    Thanks
     
  2. americana-lover

    americana-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you get all those breeds, you should get at least 15 eggs a week during the summer, maybe not when theyre molting, but that is enough birds to get 2 doz a week!
     
  3. franzman12

    franzman12 Out Of The Brooder

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    On most days a black Australorp will lay everyday. However the bearded d'uccle will lay smaller eggs. Also the easter eggers, buff Orpington,will lay everyday! With the silkies you can expect around 4-7 eggs week.
     

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