How long can I expect my "ladies" to lay eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mommatomase, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. Someone told my cityslicker husband that they would only lay eggs for less than one year... I know that is not true... but I am not sure how many years it is... I grew up on a horse and goat farm... no chickens..

    Thank you in advance for replies... we have gold sex links...if that matters.
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    [​IMG]!!!!! They lay the most their first year, then taper off and stop altogether around 8 years. Some more, some less. I have one that is about 4 years old and I get 4 eggs a week from her.

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