Two eggs in the same day?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by redstars, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. redstars

    redstars Songster

    Mar 15, 2009
    south dartmouth ma
    Today was the second time this week I found 11 eggs from 10 hens.
    I have been getting 9 every day for 3 weeks now.
    I figured one hen was a little slow getting started. I am thinking the slacking hen has
    started to lay, 2 of the 11 are very soft shelled. The first time you could hardly pick them up.
    Today's were a little harder. Is it possible for a hen to lay 2 eggs in a day?

  2. Scoop

    Scoop Songster

    Jan 16, 2009
    Central PA
    Yes. I had a chicken lay a soft and a hard egg all in one sitting. Another laid 2 hard eggs in the same day. They were a little smaller than normal.

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