Is this true?

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

  1. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Songster

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    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

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    Anyone who believes your friend might just happen to be an idiot. [​IMG]
     
  3. magicpigeon

    magicpigeon Songster

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

    wren Songster

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    How to say this kindly...you are not the idiot.
     
  5. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Songster

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

    magicpigeon Songster

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

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    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 Chirping

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    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

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    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 In the Brooder

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    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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