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 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 »

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 »

Influence of Low Proteins Fed to Laying Hens?

Actively laying hens require a diet specifically designed for layer chickens. The correct amount of protein, calcium and other nutrients must be in place in order for a optimum laying and overall ... Read More »