If you have a Dominique, I have a question for you

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by momofchicks, Aug 21, 2008.

  1. momofchicks

    momofchicks Songster

    Apr 23, 2008
    How many eggs do YOU get a week? I know that one message board said the norm is 3 a week. I have a newly laying hen and she has already laid 3 since Monday, does that mean she won't lay any more until next Monday?
  2. keljonma

    keljonma Songster

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    I think each bird is a little different, so all anyone can publish is an average for the breed.

    When our Dominique started laying, she consistently laid 6 eggs in 7 days. As she aged, she has slowed down some. I was fortunate enough to be home when all the ladies started laying and have kept an egg journal. So it makes it easier for us to know who is laying and who isn't.

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