When did commercial layers start laying an egg "every 12 or 16 hours," hmmm?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Spangled, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. cjwaldon

    cjwaldon Crowing

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    It was as joke. Get it? If you only count daylight, then your chickens lay an egg every 16 hours.
     
  2. Lescas5795

    Lescas5795 In the Brooder

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    Honest, one of my Leghorns laid an egg 19 hours after the last one. That was one time only but she did do it. I was recording ( and still am ) all of my hens laying each date and time.
     
  3. BaconFarms

    BaconFarms In the Brooder

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    I call foul, there is no chicken poop on the seat of the chair! Some of my chicken would actually be sitting on some of the pictures on the wall or be trying to, and at least two would be sitting in the chandelier.

    It could work, if you had one chicken and you follower her around with a vacuum cleaner. Other than that, it would be a novelty that wore off after about two weeks and then the chickens would be down the road and person(s) or family would be on to there next splurge.

    Definitely not farming in any sense, just my 2 cents,

    BaconFarms
     
  4. Chicks on DL

    Chicks on DL Chirping

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    I got the joke. [​IMG]
     
  5. Sk8inChick(en)

    Sk8inChick(en) Songster

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    Hmm. I wouldn't pay that for a chicken coop, but if you must take out a second mortgage on a hen house, then by all means, do...

    My family built our chicken coop together and it looks very nice, but it only cost us around $800. And we thought that was a lot to spend on a few hens. [​IMG]

    It's kind of cool, though. Now when anyone looks at me like I've lost my marbles, I can tell them that Neiman Marcus sells a chicken coop. I'm simply keeping up with the Tres Riche trends.
     
  6. Chicks on DL

    Chicks on DL Chirping

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    I think we spent maybe $50 on ours. We used pallet wood that we recycled and plywood we already had. We only purchased 2x6s we used for the frame, some hardware, and the hardware cloth.
     
  7. ChemicalchiCkns

    ChemicalchiCkns Songster

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    Ours: ~500 USD - Excluding Cost of defective Sheet-Goods sold out of a big Box.

    Offencive; mony should be spent on Bribes to the local Legislature to inact chiCken-approving Ordinances and Laws.
     

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