How many eggs do fleas lay at a time?

female cat flea laying one flea egg

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Img 1 Female cat flea depositing a single egg.

Female cat fleas lay one egg at a time Img 1. The eggs aren’t deposited in a batch or clutch. Roughly one flea egg is produced per hour. Female abdomens can only contain around 6 eggs because of the relatively large size of flea eggs.

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