How long will my chickens lay eggs????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Iheartmychickens, Aug 28, 2010.

  1. Iheartmychickens

    Iheartmychickens New Egg

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    Just wondering how long (how many years), do hens lay eggs? I have 3 Red Stars and 1 Bantam Cochin that just started laying!!! Thanks in advance [​IMG]
     
  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Breeds that are known for laying lay pretty well for 2-3 years, and then it drops off. I've read of 8 year olds still popping out an egg once a week. Some don't add light over the winter in the hopes of adding time to laying years...
     

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