Running the Numbers

Posted by on November 9, 2005 in Chickens | Comments Off on Running the Numbers

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%)