How well do Americanas and Marons Hens lay

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pwand, May 24, 2010.

  1. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two Americanas and one Maron hen. I find they don't lay very well. They have turn two years old. I have had red rocks that lay really well. How many eggs would I expect to get from them. They really haven't layed well from the start.
     
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    How many eggs are you getting a day?
     
  3. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    My black Copper Marans is 11 months old, gives me 4 or 5, mostly 5 eggs a week. Did you say your hen was two..she just may be at the slowing down time.
     
  4. pwand

    pwand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not getting any eggs. Today I found an egg on the Poop board from the Maran, I don't think she has laid in weeks. I have a light on for them over this winter, they just are not laying much at all. I had red rocks the laid well, they got old. I have checked the yard to see if they are laying somewhere else. I have a silky that continues to get broody, I wonder if that is stressing them out.
     

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