New Hampshire Red laying

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  1. BrownLeghorn64

    BrownLeghorn64 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi my fellow backyard chickeners I have 2 New Hampshire Reds and I have been searching and searching but I can't find how many eggs thew will lay per year. Any help would be nice.
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    New Hampshires are so pretty! However I am not sure how often they lay. You might do some posting in our New Hampshire thread...the members that hang out there should know all there is to know about this breed! :)

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/738646/new-hampshire-red-thread

    Enjoy your birds and the site! Make yourself at home here and welcome to our flock! :)
     
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2016
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    If they are hatchery sourced, they will lay about 6 eggs a week for their first 2 years of laying and then production will begin to taper off after each annual molt. They will average about 300 eggs a year for the first couple years, if provided supplemental light during the winter. Letting them take a break each winter will help extend their productive years, though.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
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  6. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.

    NH hens should average 250 eggs per year - some hens might lay up to 300.
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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