breeds that lay longest?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by doulachicknmama, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. doulachicknmama

    doulachicknmama Out Of The Brooder

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    I've heard that there are some birds that lay beyond the normal 2-3 years, any recommendations for long laying breeds? thanks!
     
  2. gallusdomesticus

    gallusdomesticus Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My red sex links layed until 6-7 years, they just don't lay as much now.
     
  4. suezqz_64

    suezqz_64 Out Of The Brooder

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    When I was a girl we had a RI Red that we rescued from the highway (she fell off the chicken truck) and she layed eggs for about 10 years (not every day of course), we had her for almost 12. I have no idea how old she was when she came to us, she was already an adult. Chickens can be amazing.
     

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