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How Long Do They Lay

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cpark, Sep 11, 2007.

  1. cpark

    cpark Hatching

    Sep 11, 2007
    How old is a chicken when she stops laying eggs. I remember my Mom saying her hens were too old to lay.
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2007
  2. siz8003

    siz8003 Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    I have 5 older than 3 and still getting a couple eggs a week! hope that helps
  3. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    They usually don't stop... just slow down so much it is like they stop. Their first two years is the best with a slight decline from that point on.

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