How often do they lay eggs?

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

  1. amynbrent

    amynbrent Chirping

    Mar 15, 2011
    Dryden, MI
    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

    Dec 19, 2009
    Southwest TN
    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 Chirping

    Mar 15, 2011
    Dryden, MI
    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 Songster

    Jun 20, 2010
    South Carolina
    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 Songster

    Aug 8, 2009
    Central N.S.
    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 Songster

    Oct 8, 2009
    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 Songster

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin Tx
    Super Henny!!!!!![​IMG]
  8. ams4776

    ams4776 Songster

    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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