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What age do hens stop laying eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by floridachickhatcher, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. floridachickhatcher

    floridachickhatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My mom wants to know i heard someone say even if they are old they can still lay an egg everyday or every other day
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    They can lay for as long as they live, but the production starts really dropping off after 2-3 years.
     
  3. pawsplus

    pawsplus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Clarice is at least 8 and she still lays 4-6 a week! [​IMG]
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Wow, what a trooper! [​IMG]
     

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