What time of day are your chickens done laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by justincasei812, Mar 14, 2018.

  1. justincasei812

    justincasei812 In the Brooder

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    When my chickens were younger (around a year or so) they would finish laying by 10a and noon being the latest. Now that a year + has past they will lay as late as 4p and once in a great while later. It was nice when they were done early and I was home I would let them free range the rest of the day but now I try to wait until later in the day before I let them roam. Is it normal for their schedule on laying to get later as they get older?
     
  2. alexa009

    alexa009 Crossing the Road

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    Daylight savings time they usually don't lay past 5:00 or 6:00 P.M and what Daylight savings time is over They usually don't lay past 3:30
     
  3. Beer can

    Beer can Free Ranging

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    :idunno I just get the eggs when they give them.

    Heard it takes 26 hrs for a egg to fully form so theoretically they should lay later and later until night time?
    But they skip a egg once in awhile so puts them back on track?
    I have a bunch so don't know who or when, some eggs might be laid after I gather them, doesn't hurt them to set overnight.
     
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  4. Abriana

    Abriana Spicy Sugar Cookie

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    My chickens began almost a whole year ago at around lunchtime, and they have been laying around that time ever since. Usually they start pretty early in the morning, sometimes I’ll get an egg when I let them out, and they’re usually finished around two.
     
  5. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    Min are usually down three o clock
     
  6. rosemarythyme

    rosemarythyme Crowing

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    Mine lay pretty much any time of the day. They tend towards mornings but I get the occasional egg right before dusk.
     
  7. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Yeppers...and it cycles due to the 26 hours thing.
    Other things can throw off when they release that ova.
     
  8. MzGina

    MzGina Songster

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    i seem to get eggs all day but normaly not after 4pm central time
     

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