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When do the gals lay eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Adora, Aug 28, 2010.

  1. Adora

    Adora Chirping

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    I was wondering, is there a certain time of day that the gals lay their eggs? Do they normally lay their eggs in the morning, or is it just random?
     
  2. It's pretty random. A good hen can lay an egg every 26 to 28 hours. They generally lay between just before dawn to around sunset.
     
  3. CCFarms9559

    CCFarms9559 Songster

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    When mine first started it was all day long - now they are usually finished by noon.
     

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