WHEN CAN I EXPECT EGG PRODUCTION TO DECREASE?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nannie, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. nannie

    nannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5 hens.they are about 6 months old I have heard that during the winter months they don't lay as well we are at the end of September almost.so what month can I expect to see the change where I wont get 5 eggs a day.i only got 4 today.i don't plan to give them no extra light this winter.i believe that they should lay eggs naturally does that sound like ok .I am new at chicken raising.

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  2. DirtyBirds

    DirtyBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my opinion they are all different, I have Red stars and they have yet to slow down during any weather chance. They are 1 1/2 years old. I think I read somewhere that they slow down at around 3 or 4 years old. I do agree with you and like to let nature take its course so I don't create any fake lighting.
     

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