Just six chickens can provide 2 dozen eggs a week!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cray4en, Dec 28, 2014.

  1. cray4en

    cray4en Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Summertime7921

    Summertime7921 Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, my chickens mostly lay an egg a day, some every other day, so... 6 times seven days would equal 42 eggs per week. So, 24 eggs is a pretty generous estimate. With 8 hens I get about 45 eggs a week, they're barred rock, australorp, jersey giant and sex link.
     
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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Even if the chickens laid every other day, they would still produce about 24 eggs a week. In the summer time my four hens generally produce 2 dozen eggs a week.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree any production bird in good health and reasonably young would easily meet that minimum. Ornamentals, not so much.
     
  5. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    364 eggs from 15 chickens so far this month.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X3 on that. My Black Australorps lay 5, sometimes 6 eggs per hen per week; and my Black Sex Links are egg laying machines, laying 6-7 eggs per hen per week (more than 300 eggs per hen per year).
     
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  8. binky1902

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    I only have two laying so far at 21 weeks and I got a dozen from them the past 7 days.
     

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