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Is this true?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chick1043, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    I don't really believe this because I know it takes 24 to however many hours for an egg to develop...Or whatever. So a friend told me the average hen lays 3 eggs a day!? I told him no they only lay 1 a day. So basically my newly hen lays 5-7 a week and for this "friend" of mine that's a bad layer!? So does the average hen lay 3 eggs a day? Or is somebody an idiot? lol
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Anyone who believes your friend might just happen to be an idiot. [​IMG]
  3. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    What?!?!? Patently false. Don't believe a word of it. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  4. wren

    wren Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2007
    St Augustine, FL
    How to say this kindly...you are not the idiot.
  5. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    LOL! He must have like SUPER hens! lol
  6. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2010
    LOL Keep dreamin' [​IMG]
  7. Alexis

    Alexis Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 28, 2008
    Philomath, Oregon
    I've never seen a chicken that laid three eggs a day, and if you ever had one, you'd be getting rich.
  8. mtnhens4

    mtnhens4 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2011
    Western NC
    I'm new at chicken keeping but have been reading a lot since Feb. and I have NEVER heard of 3 eggs in one day, 2 a day is very rare but never 3. I hope that someone with more experiance can give you a definative answer.[​IMG]
  9. ChickenScratchin

    ChickenScratchin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2011
    Never heard anything close to that. Even the record holder, as I recall, was more an average of 1.5 per day (ie laying every 18 hrs or so, rather than 24).
  10. TJbfarms

    TJbfarms Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 15, 2011
    I have a friend who says he gets an egg everyday and sometime 2. he has 1 chicken too. so i think that he has a chicken that is laying eggs there every once in a while that lives in the woods!! >.< [​IMG] [​IMG]

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