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maybe a stupid question..

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by davecash, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. davecash

    davecash Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BUT... how come some of my chickens lay eggs in the morning, and others lay in the evening?
     
  2. Rooster01

    Rooster01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All Chickens are on differant cycles. Most lay an egg every 24- 36 hours. They will lay in the morning and lay a little later each day till it gets too dark to lay, then they take a day off and start again in the morning.
     
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Think of it like this....some women give birth in the morning, some in the evening. LOL
     
  4. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Quote:Except not every day, like a chicken (THANK GOD!)! [​IMG]
     
  5. CtlisencedArborist

    CtlisencedArborist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My RIR do it in the afternoon...my black mommas do it in the night....my reds do it ALL THE TIMe!!!!
     
  6. CtlisencedArborist

    CtlisencedArborist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That was a serious joke....serious and a joke at the same time.......bah
     
  7. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    Actually it takes 25 hours to produce an egg. Each hen will lay a little later each day until the end of the clutch. Some will then go broody and some will take a leave and start to lay again in the morning. Egg collection will vary from time to time depending on your hens cycle.

    bigzio
     

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