I just processed my first hen, which I thought was too old to lay any more eggs. Not sure of age, as she was given to me last fall. As far as I know she didn't lay, so I felt it was time. My question is ... she still had eggs inside her, several large ones and clusters of smaller ones. She was really fat though. So would that stop her from laying? I have heard that it can, but if that is true, why would there be so many eggs inside her? Would she had eventually laid them? I have a few more about the same age that i think aren't laying either which I plan to dispatch, cause I've been feeding them for months now and out of 6 big hens I get 3 eggs on a good day.