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Summer solstice

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by punkin, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. punkin

    punkin Songster

    Jun 18, 2008
    East Tennessee
    Anyone realize that tomorrow is the summer solstice (longest day of the year)? It's the day when eggs will stand on end. Do you think the hens will have to stand up to lay eggs tomorrow?[​IMG]:lau:lau
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    The sun reaches its greatest declination (23 1/2 degrees) north of the celestial equator.

    All chickens will be required to lay standing up tomorrow.
  3. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Songster

    Apr 26, 2008
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  4. dacjohns

    dacjohns People Cracker Upper

    One of mine wasn't paying attention to the calendar. She layed one standing up a couple of months ago. I was standing in the coop watching her and ploop, egg dropped right out.

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