Six hens; 24 hours; 10 eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BillM2, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. BillM2

    BillM2 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 16, 2010
    Mid-Hudson Valley
    I cleaned out my coop yesterday and locked up the birds around 8pm last night. It rained all day today so didn't make it out to the coop till close to 7pm. I found 10 eggs in their laying spot. With six hens, is this possible? It obviously is but I've been getting 5 or 6 most days. The temp has been warmer, low 40s, these past few days and I artificially add light.
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2014
  2. Boonie Stomper

    Boonie Stomper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2018
    DC, MD, VA region
    Similar thing happened when I resumed coop lighting at night after having it off a few nights. Got double yolk from one and 2 eggs from another. One egg was flattened on one side.

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