How often do they lay eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by amynbrent, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. amynbrent

    amynbrent Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Revised....she said she would lay somtime 3X a day but a few days in between. Still think that dont seem right.
     
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2011
  2. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    Depends on age of the hens etc. They should lay 4-5 a WEEK. If ya find one that lays 4-5 a day let me in on some eggies to hatch [​IMG] It's probably stress from moving right now that has them slowed down a bit. Give it time and the production should go up [​IMG]
     
  3. amynbrent

    amynbrent Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought it was a week too... but she said a day. She said she layed 3X a day. She's a little bantam so I dont know if that means something. This is all new to me.
     
  4. AKsmama

    AKsmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Nope. Sorry, but there is no way I am believing that. There have been a few occasions where people say they got 2 eggs a day from one hen, but it's a once-in-a-while thing.
     
  5. grandmaof5

    grandmaof5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First time today that one of my girls laid 2 eggs, but yesterday I had none, so maybe she had it "stored up"?
     
  6. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is no way a hen can lay 3 eggs a day. I would say 3 eggs a week is low but okay but a day no way.
     
  7. flowergirl60

    flowergirl60 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Super Henny!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  8. ams4776

    ams4776 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I guess ive been super lucky with 7 eggs a week (totalling 21 eggs from all 3 hens) Good luck and give her some time to adjust
     

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