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Same pullet more than 1 egg a day????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by winekntrychicks, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. winekntrychicks

    winekntrychicks Pooper Peeper

    Jul 26, 2008
    Sebastopol, CA
    Is it common for new layers to lay more than 1 egg a day? My girls are 23 weeks old. Thanks
  2. midget_farms

    midget_farms Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    Dunlap Illinois
    The best I've ever heard of is every 23 hours. But anythings possible.
  3. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    It can be possible but very unlikely.
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

    Jan 30, 2007
    Yes, It has happened before that the same pullet can lay twice in one day. I know for a fact, use to have a young RIR that would get out of the pen and had her favorite spot by the henhouse, I always checked her nest first thing everyday when heading inside the henhouse for eggs gathering. More than once I found two in her homemade nest but she out grew the twice a day thing.

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