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Is this possible?!

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

  1. Aub

    Aub Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 8, 2011
    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2011
    Northwest Florida
    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2011
    Southern Indiana
    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 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 21, 2011
    my leghorn will lay 2 a day but shes the only one that lays multiple
  5. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    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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