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clutchthe number of eggs (usually only of birds) produced in a single laying period.
1. the number of eggs laid by a hen on consecutive days in an uninterrupted series. Clutch lengths vary from 2 to 6 days but may be as many as 360.
2. a setting of eggs.
3. a group of chickens hatched by a hen from a setting of eggs.