My BO laid 2 eggs in less than 12 hours

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by AtHomeDaddy, May 13, 2009.

  1. AtHomeDaddy

    AtHomeDaddy Out Of The Brooder

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    Aug 24, 2008
    Austin, TX
    Almost 7 month old Buff Orp. Laid her first egg 3 days ago.

    I guess she was holding back, because she laid one this morning, sometime after 7 am. About 5pm I saw her head for the hen house. It is hot out, so I assumed she was just heading for better shade.

    When I went out to close everyone in for the night, I found her second egg in the nest box.

    So I collected 4 eggs from my 3 hens today!
     
  2. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    Wow! That's impressive!! She deserves bonus pay for that one!
     
  3. AtHomeDaddy

    AtHomeDaddy Out Of The Brooder

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    Aug 24, 2008
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    She is just making up for lost time, I guess. All my other hens started laying a month ago.

    Either way, she is my 5 year old's pet, so her place in the coop was already assured, double eggs or not!
     

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