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How old till they stop laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Canarygirl, Sep 29, 2007.

  1. Canarygirl

    Canarygirl In the Brooder

    Mar 17, 2007
    My hubby asked me this and I didn't know so thought I'd ask all of you. I have 15 buff orpingtons. I know they start to lay when they are around 6 months old, just was wondering how old they are when they stop. What does everyone do with theirs after laying age?
  2. playswithfowl

    playswithfowl One Earth!

    Jun 18, 2007
    I know someone that has some nine year old banty hens and they still get about 4 eggs a week out of 7 or 8 hens!!

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