How long will my hens lay

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by joyful-homemaker, Jul 16, 2007.

  1. joyful-homemaker

    joyful-homemaker Songster

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    Does anyone know how long I should expect to get eggs from my hens? Half of my hens are 1 year old and half are two. Also, how long should I expect them to live?

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  2. Rooster01

    Rooster01 Songster

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    They will lay good till they are about 3 years old. I also depends on the breed. Chickens can live up to 10 years I believe.
     

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