Is it possible for a chicken to lay two eggs in one day?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by DeeBocBoc, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. DeeBocBoc

    DeeBocBoc In the Brooder

    May 16, 2017
    I was completely shocked to find the one of my hens laid twice today. I am absolutely certain of this since I only have six chickens and three lay green/blues eggs. Two lay dark brown and my Honey is the only one that lays a light pink/beige coloured egg. I feel that I am going crazy but she's been uber active both in the coop and outside over the past few weeks. The first egg was collected at 9AM this morning and the second one just now at 3:30PM. Thoughts?
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Crossing the Road

    Apr 6, 2014
    Melrose Park Illinois
    It does happen but not frequently. Is your chicken kind of young as well?
    Most likely the first egg just did not get expressed before night fall, and second was already in the construction stage.
    WISHING YOU BEST..... :highfive:
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  3. wamtazlady

    wamtazlady Crowing

    Jul 18, 2013
    Kalispell MT
    You are not crazy. It is possible. If I remember correctly the record number of eggs a hen has laid in 24 hours is 7. It's not common, but it happens.
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