Slowing down in winter....yeah right!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by domromer, Jan 2, 2008.

  1. domromer

    domromer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought my girls were supposed to slow down egg production in the winter. My 6 girls have each layed an egg everyday for 2 weeks! There are only 2 of us and the fridge is filling up with eggs!!

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  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Bragger! [​IMG]

    I'm getting ONE egg a day - bantam size! [​IMG]
     
  3. domromer

    domromer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I raise a tough chicken!
     
  4. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2007
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    I have 2 red stars, 2 JG's, 3 BR's, and 1 mixed bantam laying and I get 7 eggs a day.

    The bantam just decided Sunday evening to go broody, so my # may go down,
    but the BR's and JG's have just started laying about a month ago.
     
  5. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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  6. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I too am getting way too many eggs. I sold a bunch at work the other day to someone who is used to fresh eggs, but their chickens are not laying any. I dont even have a regular light. I use a heat lamp with a red bulb and a small string of colored LED x-mas bulbs. It must be working [​IMG]
     
  7. domromer

    domromer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My friends are all freaks. They think the only good food comes from a factory and vegetables must come from safeway. People these days are so out of touch.
     
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  8. frankenchick

    frankenchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I currently have 7 doz eggs in the fridge!

    Here's what we do. . .

    Invite friends for breakfast Saturday a.m.

    Friday p.m., beat 12 eggs and 1/2 cup milk together in a bowl. Slice up about half a loaf of bread and grate up 2 cups of cheese. Lay out a layer of the bread in a 9x13 dish. Sprinkle cheese over the bread. Sprinkle on some freshly grated black pepper and a tiny bit of salt. Do two more layers, then pour egg mixture over the whole thing.

    Set in the fridge overnight (12 hours is best). Next morning, bake the casserole in a moderate oven (350-ish) for an hour, or until it looks done.

    Send a dozen eggs home with friends! [​IMG]
     
  9. BabyGirls

    BabyGirls Out Of The Brooder

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    My girls must be happy too. They are laying almost as many as they do in the warmer months!

    Can you tell me how long can you keep your eggs once in the refrigerator? From laying to eating?
     
  10. domromer

    domromer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I usually go less than a week. I always manage to give the extras away so I never have old ones around.
     

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