Trying to figure out the egg thing

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Clay In Iowa, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. Clay In Iowa

    Clay In Iowa Songster

    Oct 9, 2008
    Near Wilton Iowa
    About how many eggs a week could I expect from:

    5 Black Austalorps

    5 Buff Orpingtons

    5 Rhode Island Reds

    Last edited: Oct 14, 2008
  2. chickenlady

    chickenlady Songster

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    That is a pretty tough question to answer. It will depend on the time of year, the feed you are feeding them, their environment, the health in their bloodlines, you get the idea.

    I would guess anywhere from 10-12 in the warmer seasons. Figure each hen should have at least 1 day a week that they will not lay. In the cooler months, I would say 10 or less. Again, this is my best guess. Hope you get many more! [​IMG]

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