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 What type of food should my laying hens eat?

Answer A laying hen's diet is more critical than the diet of chickens not laying. Laying hens provide food for people as well as chicks for hatching. The nutrients the chickens consume ultimately affect t... Read More »
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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.
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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 »
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When do hens stop laying?

Hens are considered “productive layers” for two to three years. After that, egg production starts to slow down. However, even a 10-year-old hen can lay eggs and may produce 20 percent of the nu... Read More »
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Why do hens roost without laying?

Chickens do not sleep in their nests, laying boxes, or on the floor of their pens. Instead, they sleep on elevated perches, or roosts, to avoid predators, even if they are safe in a chicken house.R... Read More »
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