Question about egg laying and older birds

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bantamboy93, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. bantamboy93

    bantamboy93 Chirping

    Jun 22, 2011
    There's an ad on craigslist in my town for 6 laying hens. Ameracuanas. that are 3-5 years old. Molting.. Will they go back to laying.. they only want ten dollars for all birds. I think this is a really good gamble..

  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Well, ya know, in MY opinion, it's a great deal. I don't really care if my birds are good layers, because I have plenty of them. I didn't get them FOR the eggs, anyway. Mine are pets, all named, and non-laying chickens still eat bugs, provide fertilizer, and make me laugh with their antics.

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