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 Why do hens roost without laying?

Answer 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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How old are hens before they start laying?

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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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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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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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 »
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