Two Eggs From The Same Hen On The Same Day!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kiki A, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. Kiki A

    Kiki A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so I was just putting up my little flock of 5 when I looked and next to their food were 6 eggs! There were two eggs yesterday and one was laid there so I know that it wasn't from yesterday. The hen who laid them is my SWEET white leghorn, Meggy. I have a barred rock, two ameraucanas, a buff orpington, and Meggy.
     
  2. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many hours was it between the times when you looked at the place where they lay eggs?
     
  3. Kiki A

    Kiki A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    About 23 hours.
     
  4. Kiki A

    Kiki A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I checked at 7:30 am went to school, and 7:00 pm.
     
  5. Kiki A

    Kiki A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry about the 23 hours thing
     
  6. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The world record for laying eggs was 371 eggs in 364 days. And that record was set by a White Leghorn, of course.

    It is easily possible that your White Leghorn laid 2 eggs within 23 hours.
     
  7. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you mean 11 1/2 hours, then I can't explain that. [​IMG]

    Are you sure that there isn't another possibility besides the White Leghorn laying 2 eggs within 11 1/2 hours?
     
  8. Kiki A

    Kiki A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No way. Only white layer. It can't be anyone else's hen because nobody owns chickens around here.
     
  9. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your Leghorn is the only hen you have that lays white eggs, that narrows down the possibilities.

    Maybe it happens sometimes. But 2 eggs from one hen within 11 1/2 hours is impressive.

    How old is your White Leghorn?
     
  10. Kiki A

    Kiki A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She hatched on the thirteenth of April, this past April.
     

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