How often do Chickens lay?

dixiehens

In the Brooder
5 Years
Sep 30, 2014
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Hi, I got my first egg on Tuesday, Then one on Wednesday, but no egg today. Should I be worried.
also, I have 3 roosters and 3 hens, I am trying to get rid of two roosters any ideas?
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Wyandottes7

Crowing
6 Years
Jul 24, 2013
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A chicken usually lays an egg every day or every other day. So, if your bird laid an egg two days in a row and then skipped a day, that's usually normal. I suspect that you'll get an egg from her tommorow. It takes a chicken 24-26 hours to form an egg in her oviduct. This accounts for a slightly later laying time each day, until she finally skips a day.
 

nayeli

Songster
6 Years
Jan 18, 2014
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I gave my roosters away for free... If you need them gone fast then that is the quickest way that or sell them cheap...
 

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