Is this possible?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Aub, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. Aub

    Aub In the Brooder

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    My little silkie, Nugget, seems to have laid 7 eggs this week! Is this even possible?! I only have 1 silkie and her eggs are very different from the other girls so it's easy to tell them apart. How many eggs do your silkies lay?
     
  2. nwfl

    nwfl Songster

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    My silkie hens are older. But, in the spring and fall I get a flush of daily eggs. The rest of the year its everyother day or so, when they are not broody.
     
  3. allpeepedout

    allpeepedout Songster

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    I don't have silkies but I did get 7 eggs in one day from 6 pullets. They are relatively new layers so I understand things like timing can be a little off.
     
  4. I <3 my EEs

    I <3 my EEs In the Brooder

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    my leghorn will lay 2 a day but shes the only one that lays multiple
     
  5. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    As shown above... it is possible to get 7 eggs in 7 days from a hen. Most hens don't lay that many though.

    It is also possible to get 2 eggs in one day from the same hen! That is even more rare.
     

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