Yay! They are laying again!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by watchdogps, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. watchdogps

    watchdogps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2011
    Central Ohio
    Well, some are. Starting with the time change, I have been getting 2-5 eggs a day (from a lot more hens than that, but..)They protested all winter, so i am happy.
    When should I expect them all (or most) to start laying? They are all old enough
    How long can I leave eggs set on the counter? They are quite pretty and I wouldnt mind leaving some in a basket as decor.
  2. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

    Aug 26, 2011
    Glad to hear it! The chickens will probably lay all summer, until they molt and slow down for the winter. Although some breeds and sex links are fairly consistent.

    As for the eggs, I'd say about a week. Maybe even longer - a week's the maximum here, and it's pretty hot.

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