How old till they stop laying

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

  1. Canarygirl

    Canarygirl In the Brooder

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    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!

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    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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