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when does a hen stop laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by missychicky, Jul 3, 2010.

  1. missychicky

    missychicky Songster

    Jun 10, 2009
    Milwuakie. OR
    My chickens are all just over a year old. What I want to know is how long it will be untill I have to get more chickens to still get eggs. When does a hen stop laying? when does a hen start slowing down? when is their peak of production?
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Peak production is 6mos to 2 years of age.

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