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Running the Numbers

Posted by on November 9, 2005 in Chickens

Comptroller’s Report from Scott

It’s been seven weeks since my last report. Total production is 235 eggs (19.58 dozen).
(Editor’s note: If we’ve spent $750 on coop construction, feed and supplies–probably a low estimate–that works out to to $3.15 per egg. And worth every penny.)

ELEANOR – Rhode Island Red
Age: 223 days
Age at first egg: 138 days
Total eggs: 80
Lays eggs 93% of the time.

DOLLEY – Americauna mix
Age: 216 days
Age at first egg: 144 days
Total eggs: 61
Lays eggs 84% of the time

ABIGAIL – Golden-laced Wyandott
Age: 223 days
Age at first egg: 160
Total eggs: 55
Lays eggs 86% of the time

BESS – Americauna mix
Age: 216 days
Age at first egg: 168 days
Total eggs: 40
Lays eggs 82% of the time

FLOCK STATISTICS
First day with eggs from all four hens: September 21 (hens 168 – 175 days old)

Since then:
Days with 4 eggs: 27 (55%)
Days with 3 eggs: 16 (33%)
Days with 2 eggs: 4 (8%)
Days with 1 egg: 1 (2%)
Days with 0 eggs: 1 (2%)