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question on egg laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tylerraye0805, Nov 11, 2015.

  1. tylerraye0805

    tylerraye0805 Out Of The Brooder

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    How are game hens on egg laying? How often? How are the hatchings. And what can I do to help and make it better and more? Any info highly appreciated thank y'all
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Games aren't great layers. Old English, perhaps 120 per year. Modern perhaps 100 a year. If you want more eggs, all you can do is pay close attention to nutrition. Good balanced feed and sufficient protein to stimulate ovulation. Then lighting matters. Otherwise, select your best layers for breeding.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If you're looking for egg production, you'll also want to keep a close eye on them going broody. They have a high tendency to brood, and that cuts out egg production for a good few weeks. They do make good mommas as a rule if you want to hatch out chicks.
     
  4. tylerraye0805

    tylerraye0805 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok any curtain food or light tips you would prefer? Or advice me with. Thanks ;)
     
  5. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2, but they are curious birds and have tons of personality if you're looking for pets.
     

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