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Made it to 100 EGGS this week!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by msgenie516, Dec 29, 2008.

  1. msgenie516

    msgenie516 The Happy Hen

    May 16, 2008
    Nesconset, LI, NY

    This is phenomenal for me! I have 41 chickens, many of which are not layers or not good layers and I actually got 100 eggs this week!

    The ones that don't lay or don't lay all that well:

    3 roosters

    7 chicks that are too young to lay

    4 pullets that just became of laying age but haven't layed yet

    Another 3 young pullets that are laying sporadically

    1 tiny Bantam that lays once in a while

    1 Polish hen that recently went into a molt and it doesn't seem she is laying yet

    7 Silkies (unpredictable since there are some broody ones, it seems all the time)

    7 quite old RIR's that do lay but I only get 1-4 eggs a day from all of them

    The good layers:

    3 Leghorns

    2 RIR pullets that have just started laying and are laying regularly

    1 EE that is a great layer (4 or 5 days in a row and one day off)

    2 Frizzles that lay fairly regularly

    So now all I have to do is figure out what to do with all of these eggs! I don't sell them so I use as many as I can and give the rest away. I think I will be doing A LOT of baking!

    I have to say 100 eggs this week is a first for me.

    Just had to share my good fortune! Genie
  2. sewincircle

    sewincircle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 19, 2008
    Central New York
    WOW! Thats great! Its a Happy New year gift early!
  3. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
    Congrats on reaching the 100 egg mark.
  4. digitS'

    digitS' Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2007
    ID/WA border
    Weren't you waiting impatiently for a 10 egg day, Genie?

    Looks like your productive birds overshot that and then some!

    Congratulations to everyone involved [​IMG]!

  5. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    [​IMG] CONGRATS !!!!

    YOU GO GIRLS [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. #1California Chick

    #1California Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2008
    SF Bay Area

    I can't imagine!!!

  7. AmazonDragon

    AmazonDragon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2008
    [​IMG] WOW that is a lot of eggs!!!
  8. SilkieChick00

    SilkieChick00 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 17, 2008
    Des Moines, Iowa
    What in the world do you do with them all??!!?? We get 2-3 a day here, lol! We have to save up for a few days before we can get a breakfast out of them.[​IMG]
  9. msgenie516

    msgenie516 The Happy Hen

    May 16, 2008
    Nesconset, LI, NY
    Quote:I have yet to figure out what to do with them all! Luckily, I do have neighbors anxiously awaiting fresh eggs, so many will be given away.

    And we may be eating eggs for breakfast, lunch, and dinner (and in desserts, such as pie, cake and custards)!
  10. Aurelious

    Aurelious Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 1, 2008
    I collect approximately 21 dozen eggs a day from my flock of 324 hens and 5 roosters. Of course I don't bake with many so I sell the rest;)

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