when do they start and when do they stop? laying eggs i mean?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Birdgirl, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. Birdgirl

    Birdgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2009
    Indiana
    i just bought 5 week old splash marans. and thinking of getting some white rock hens. they said 5 each but if they are 2 yrs old is that worth it? i wont eat them but i do want regular eggs.... so give me the 411 please. thanks!
     
  2. Achickenwrangler#1

    Achickenwrangler#1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    fair price, 2 years old is good, they usually lay until 4 or 5 but with good life can lay longer
     
  3. enjoyin' my chickens

    enjoyin' my chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 13, 2011
    Hinesville, Ga
    $5 for adult laying hens is a good price. Down here you're lucky to get away with $10 but usually they want $15. So yeah, eat up on the $5 hens.
     

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