How Long Do They Lay

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

  1. cpark

    cpark Hatching

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    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.
    Thanks
     
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2007
  2. siz8003

    siz8003 Songster

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

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    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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