I have 27 hens and am only getting 6-8 eggs a day????/?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sly_kgn, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. sly_kgn

    sly_kgn New Egg

    Sep 30, 2010
    I have 27 hens of all different breeds, they are all new hens from this spring so they are about 8 months old, It seems I should be getting about 2 dozen a day not a half dozen? Please tell me what I could be doing wrong.....[​IMG]
  2. sydney13

    sydney13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2010
    you sure they are all old enough to lay? maybe some are in molt possibly
  3. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

    Apr 20, 2010

    Everything I have learned says depending on breed, region, age and weather/amount of daylight hours that determines egg laying. Also, stress, proper protein diet and water. Age isn't the same for every chicken to determine laying and some breeds can be later bloomers. I'm not sure but depending on when you got them and at what age (mine are from April and are about 27 wks now) you could have eggs any day.

    Sorry I'm not more help. [​IMG]

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