HOW OLD DOES A HEN HAVE TO BE TO START LAYING EGGS?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by HilltopfarmsNY, May 23, 2012.

  1. enerally speaking, about 20 to 26 weeks. However, there are other factors that may affect it- breed of chicken, weather, time of year, etc. I have had a spring chicken start as young as 16 weeks.
     

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