need to give my nhr's a wake-up call

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mudchicken, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. mudchicken

    mudchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    hi, i have a flock of 4 leghorns and 4 new hampshires. the leghorns lay great, all giving me 1 egg a day. the nhr's dont even come close, probably 1 nhr egg to the leghorns 4 or 6 eggs. what gives?
     
  2. The Chickens' Maid

    The Chickens' Maid Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know a whole lot about New Hampshires as a breed, but our Leghorns out-lay pretty much all our other hens of several different breeds. I can't remember ever looking in their nesting box and finding no eggs. They are laying machines!
     

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