Is it possible?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mamma Athena, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. Mamma Athena

    Mamma Athena Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey everyone! I'm new to BYC! But I have a question about my hens laying! We have 10 chickens 9 are hens and one is a rooster. We have 5 guineas and 7 chicks that hatched a week ago. But yesterday we got 10 eggs when we only have 9 hens!!!! Is it possible for a hen to lay 2 eggs a day?

    Thanks,
    Mamma Athena [​IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Upon occasion a hen will lay 2 eggs in a day.
     
  3. Mamma Athena

    Mamma Athena Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! Do you know any breeds that will usually lay 2 eggs a day? ( occasionally)
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
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    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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  6. MzPlacedHippie

    MzPlacedHippie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could someone have hidden one under nesting material and rolled back under her the next time she laid?

    And welcome to BYC!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! My grandparents had a hen many years ago that laid twice a day, on their bed! She'd sneak into the house in the mornings and again late afternoon to lay her egg. I've no idea what breed she was though. So, yes, it is possible, but very unusual. Lucky you!
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     

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