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18 month old chickens?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by gordy123, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. gordy123

    gordy123 Out Of The Brooder

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    does anyone know the laying cycle of chickens?i was just given 18 month old birds will they still lay goood?
     
  2. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    They'll still lay - number of eggs/week will vary widely by breed. hens lay at peak production until about age 18 months, then gradually slow down, laying bigger eggs less often.

    EAT: what kind of chickens are they?
     
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  3. gordy123

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    most are easter chickens and a few buffs
     

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