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17AndCounting

  • Joined Apr 2013
  • Kent
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #30 on: October 19, 2013, 11:43:10 pm »
From 11 hens we had 4 eggs today and 3 yesterday - but earlier in the week we were getting 6 or 7 a day. I guess they don't like the change in weather!

northfifeduckling

  • Joined Jan 2009
  • Fife
    • North Fife Blog
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #31 on: October 20, 2013, 09:14:40 pm »
all but 1 of mine are moulting in different stages, out of 5 I get 0 - 2 eggs a day at the moment. I am expecting them to stop for the winter break soon :chook: :&>

lucan rowan.

  • Joined Oct 2013
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #32 on: October 20, 2013, 09:21:54 pm »
im still getting a few but its definitely slowed, and a few birds are moulting.
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taz08

  • Joined Oct 2012
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #33 on: October 21, 2013, 12:31:45 pm »
well.. my hens think its spring,, got 3 doz already this morning and the afternoon shift away to sit ,,sooo will add  up later  :fc:

devonlad

  • Joined Nov 2012
  • Nr Crediton in Devon
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #34 on: October 21, 2013, 01:23:38 pm »
averaging 3 a day from 10 hens, 3 are in full moult so I spose its 3 from 7 really. we have a couple of pensioners who probably don't pop out too many these days. our black rocks seem to go on forever and our 1 Maran despite being older than most is still laying well

Louise Gaunt

  • Joined May 2011
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #35 on: October 21, 2013, 01:34:36 pm »
My six are all moulting like crazy, it looks as though some serious fight has gone on every morning the number if feathers in the house! Averaging 1 egg per day, not good as I barter eggs for accountancy services!

caracroft

  • Joined Apr 2013
  • Essex
  • 3 Saddlebacks and 12 Copper Black Chickens
    • Caras Croft Blog
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #36 on: October 21, 2013, 01:49:40 pm »
   
well.. my hens think its spring,, got 3 doz already this morning and the afternoon shift away to sit ,,sooo will add  up later  :fc:

Same here my 11 are giving me 10  a day now !!  Lets hope it keeps up  :fc:

taz08

  • Joined Oct 2012
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #37 on: October 21, 2013, 05:23:34 pm »
finl count today ,,,, 42  eggs outs 70 odd hens  ,, thought half were still moulting ,,

sokel

  • Joined Jun 2012
  • S W northumberland
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #38 on: October 21, 2013, 11:42:38 pm »
I got an egg today !  Nearly went into shock when I saw it as not had one for a week  :fc: it's a sign they are going to start again
Graham

fiestyredhead331

  • Joined Sep 2012
  • NW Highlands
    • Facebook
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #39 on: October 24, 2013, 07:32:25 pm »
not mine thats for sure  >:(

getting 6-8 eggs from 75 chickens for the last 4 weeks  but I suspect the hoodies (feather variety not to be confused with young adults wearing hooded tops) are getting as many again  >:(  most of mine are done moulting but for a handful. none of my ducks are laying at all.
keeper of goats, sheep, pigs, ducks, chickens, turkeys, dogs, cats, goldfish and children, just don't ask me which is the most work!

mab

  • Joined Mar 2009
  • carmarthenshire
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #40 on: October 24, 2013, 07:55:18 pm »
usually two eggs /day from my two hens, but they're only a year old so in full production, and not moulting yet.

hughesy

  • Joined Feb 2010
  • Anglesey
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #41 on: October 25, 2013, 08:20:28 am »
Our 30 or so RIR and Ixworths are squeezing out 8 or 10 a day at the moment. Mostly small eggs from this years birds that have started to lay quite recently. The older birds are moulting.

Clansman

  • Joined Jul 2013
  • Ayrshire
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #42 on: October 25, 2013, 05:19:41 pm »
Huge increase in production here yesterday!  :excited:

I've been getting 1 or 2 eggs a day for the last 3 weeks or so but yesterday I had 4!  :excited:

Looks like two of the younger pullets have just started going by the egg size.

 :thumbsup:

leaswood

  • Joined Jul 2013
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #43 on: October 30, 2013, 12:51:02 pm »
ive been lucky to date..8 layers mainly 8 eggs on a daily basis, 7 on occasion, 6 on the odd time but never less than 5 since day 1..

lost one hen yesterday and one is injured but ive collected 6 eggs today..

weirdly im getting a lot of double yokes too..must be doing something right i guess


Clarebelle

  • Joined Jan 2013
  • Orkney
Re: Whos chickens are still laying?
« Reply #44 on: October 30, 2013, 03:33:26 pm »
I'm down to 3 eggs a day from my 6 quail. Haven't decided yet whether to keep the flock through winter when they have all stopped laying or put them in the freezer and start again in the new  year.  :chook:

 

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