How often do they lay??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Bring, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. Bring

    Bring Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 16, 2009
    New Mexico
    I just got my first egg from one of 6 cochin hens. She laid it on Saturday. Then I got the second on Monday and one everyday since.(it's Thursday, BTW.) I was expecting one every other day. Was I wrong or do I have two hens laying? How often do they lay? The eggs so far are quite small, tasty, but small. Oh, and they are fertilized! I was told my Roo was only 15 wks but he's crowing and fertilizing. I think he's older than suspected.
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Mine lay almost everyday. They will occasionally skip a day. I have 6 girls and I get anywhere from 4-6 eggs a day.
  3. yodercountrygirl

    yodercountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    mine lay about every day, my banty Jap still goes a few days with out laying,( she just started laying 2 wks ago) so you might have more than one laying. [​IMG]
  4. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    Tuttle, Oklahoma
    I bet you have more than one laying. But its really hard to tell unless you catch them in the act or you get 2 eggs in one day. Or maybe you just got a really good hen. [​IMG]

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