How old are hens before they start laying?

Answer According to Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, chickens begin laying somewhere between 16 and 22 weeks. You will need to increase the intensity and decrease amount of light to about 15 to 16 hours... Read More »

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At what age do hens start laying eggs?

Hens start laying eggs between 18 to 20 weeks of age. The age at which they produce the most eggs is between 35 and 45 weeks of age. Egg production declines when the hens become 2 or 3 years old.So... Read More »

When will my hens start laying?

Hens begin laying eggs between the ages of 4 and 6 months, depending on the breed. Hens average about one egg every 25 hours, so might lay eggs every day for three or four days, then have a day wit... Read More »

How to Feed Laying Hens?

Laying hens need appropriate feed to lay good, strong, large eggs and be healthy, here's what should be fed.

How to Promote Egg Laying in Hens?

Here is how we take care of our chickens at home, to receive healthy organic eggs. Built the coop from recycled fence panels. It's keep low maintenance. The chickens fertilize the garden also & hel... Read More »