when do they stop laying???

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickens971, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. chickens971

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    how old are hens when they stop laying?
     
  2. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    Stopping all together or stopping due to moulting? I have a bantam cochin that is 8 years old and still lays and i know a fella who has a 10 year old hen that lays 12 eggs or so then goes broody. Most hens will lay the best in the first year or 2 it depends alot on the breed.
     
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