More eggs!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Justhatched, Oct 9, 2011.

  1. Justhatched

    Justhatched Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    About 2 to 3 weeks ago we got our first egg. I go out several times a day now to check to see if we got anymore eggs. We usually average 3 eggs a day. Today we would have had 7 eggs! One was a soft shell and got smashed. I am so eggcited about getting more eggs. We have 12 girls and I look forward to when they all are laying eggs.

    Today was also the first day I heard the egg song. Oreo was so proud! Our girls are usually so quiet. Except for Goldie. She is so loud all the time.
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop

    I'm still only getting two to three eggs a day and I have 7 who are laying.
  3. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

    Jun 3, 2011
    Middle Tennessee
    My Oreo was the first of my 7 to lay an egg. For awhile we were getting 6 or 7 eggs every day - but I guess the shorter days may be affecting their laying because we got five today - but yesterday only 4.
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers


    I think it's interesting how some hens sing The Egg Song and some do not.

    I've been keeping chickens for two years and every single day I enjoy gathering eggs. It just doesn't get old! I thank the ladies for their gifts (except the two broodies, I just tell them what good moms they're gonna be).

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