How long do Golden Buffs lay eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by craftymama86, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. craftymama86

    craftymama86 Songster

    Are these the type of chickens that only lay for one year then stop laying?

    I found a post on Craigslist for 3 GB laying hens and they're a week short of being a year old so I wanted to find this out before buying them.

    Thank you!
  2. aggie9296

    aggie9296 Songster

    Jan 28, 2011
    Panama City, FL
    Most hens lay for years but may slack off after the first year. I have a couple of mutt hens that are 2-3 years old and I get nearly an egg a day from each.
  3. peepacheep

    peepacheep Songster

    My 2 year old hens are steady every-other-day layers.

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