I must have more than just one laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Rhett&SarahsMom, Jan 8, 2009.

  1. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Songster

    May 8, 2008
    Since I got 3 eggs today.

    I know Natalie our BA is laying, have caught her in the act. [​IMG]
    I suspect that Olivia, one of our BO's is laying, since she is doing the "squat"[​IMG]

    Audrey(BO) has just started to squat.
    Mae has very little comb and wattle. Yet she is the largest of the 3 BO's
    And then there is Vivian, our black Cochin. From what I gather she would be among the last to lay because of her breed.

    So, until I catch someone else laying I guess I wont know for sure. Unless someone(Natalie) is giving me two eggs every other day?
    Do I have three that are laying?
    They are all the same age. Well Natalie is a week younger than the BO's
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2009
  2. Gardeninggranny

    Gardeninggranny In the Brooder

    Oct 29, 2008
    Yep if you got 3 eggs in one day and didn't miss one the day before you have 3 hens laying. It takes 25 hours to make an egg so it would be very difficult to get 2 from one hen in a day.
  3. Fresh Eggs

    Fresh Eggs Songster

    Jan 1, 2009
    When I was little, we had a golden comet hen run into our yard. We named her Goldie and kept her for a few days in our plastic 4x5 playhouse. The next morning, she layed about 4 eggs in 20 minutes!!

    Anything is possible,

    Fresh Eggs
  4. If they are new layers their little systems may be sending out early eggs I suppose. But even then I'd think only two in a day maybe. My uneducated guess is that you have three layers. [​IMG] Enjoy
  5. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    no matter what, yeah eggs! pretty, yummy eggs! [​IMG]

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