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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by marilyn1954, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. marilyn1954

    marilyn1954 Chirping

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    I have 12 hens and 1 rooster. Hatched April12 2014. They started laying in September and I have gotten 4 to five eggs a day. EVERYDAY. My friend has 2 hens and gets 2 to 3 eggs everyday. WHY DO I GET SO FEW eggs? They free range, get crumbles, pellets and our dinner left overs, and fresh water daily. WHATS UP?
     
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    SIMZ Crowing 7 Years

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    Some breeds are better layers than others. It may be that your friend has a breed that just lays really well. Although, no breed will lay 2 eggs a day, so it's doubtful that her two hens are laying 2-3 eggs a day.
     

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