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old hens laying eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by wynedot55, Apr 14, 2008.

  1. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    well i got a big surprise today.my mom went out to the henhouse an found a pile of 21 eggs.an told me about them.an i was like dang i guess the 2 old hens are laying.i had thrown out about 24 eggs when i cleaned the henhouse bout 3wks ago.the hens are over 6yrs old.i was in shock let me tell you.
  2. Rte.66_chicks

    Rte.66_chicks Songster

    Feb 22, 2008
    Kingman, AZ
    Wow! What breed are they?
  3. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    1 is a golden comet.an the other is a buff brimmer.i figure they will slack off pretty soon.but who really knows.

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