How long will my chickens lay eggs????

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

  1. Iheartmychickens

    Iheartmychickens New Egg

    May 29, 2010
    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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