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# of eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by joanm, Dec 8, 2007.

  1. joanm

    joanm Songster

    May 13, 2007
    I have 5 hens. Yesterday I got 4 eggs and today (saturday) I only got 1. Well, during the week I'm not home before dark. Today I spent most of the day outside around my chickens and noticed they didn't go into the coop. Do you think it's because I was outside with them and they just didn't want to lay? Is that a dumb question?
  2. bunch-a-chickens

    bunch-a-chickens Songster

    Nov 23, 2007
    Claiborne County Tn.
    i watched my dominique bantam lay its first. they dont really care.
  3. spottedtail

    spottedtail Songster

    Aug 5, 2007
    Individual days vary. Look at the average instead.

    We average 12 eggs a day, but it has varied from 8 to 15.

  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    I have 23 layers. One day I got 16, the next 8 then today, I got 15. It does vary, especially this time of year.
  5. jab91864

    jab91864 Songster

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    I was averaging 18+ eggs pretty steady on a daily basis. The last two weeks I am down to anywhere from 6-10 a day. They are on winter break...lol.


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