How long do they lay eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Gazinga, Aug 4, 2008.

  1. Gazinga

    Gazinga Chook Norris

    how old is a buff orphington normaly before their egg laying stops or becomes of less quality?
     
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Egg production usually PEAKS around 2 yrs of age. However they will continue to lay pretty good for a long time past that.

    Production chickens are usually sent off to slaughter because the lower production = lower profits.

    BUT for backyard flocks, they will lay just fine for a long time past that.
     
  3. Gazinga

    Gazinga Chook Norris

    how long is "longer" usually? typically?
     
  4. Gazinga

    Gazinga Chook Norris

    how long is "longer" usually? typically?
     
  5. Gazinga

    Gazinga Chook Norris

    anybody? about how many years before production usually falls off?
     

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