Two eggs in the same day?

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

  1. redstars

    redstars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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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