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Laying hens
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sdg    Posted 05-12-2004 at 05:30:14       [Reply]  [No Email]
I know this answer but for the life of me can't remember. When to they start laying eggs? Thanks guys, I'm having a moment!

E. G. HENDRICKSON    Posted 05-12-2004 at 07:19:37       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Different breeds mature at different times. I had
some OEG Bantams that started at 10 months, and
were not very broody. DaleAnne has it right, about
6 months for most. Good Luck!

dale anne    Posted 05-12-2004 at 06:27:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
and the answer is{drum roll} 6 months old....they slack off after 2 get the soup pot ready!....should get bout 5 eggs a week per hen...I believe it's ever 27-32 hours they lay an egg....but i have had a hen that laid 2 in one day...good luck...dale anne

Promise Land Ranch    Posted 05-12-2004 at 06:04:43       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I think it is about 7-9 months for most breeds.


Clipper    Posted 05-12-2004 at 05:51:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
Like all wimmen....when they are good and ready?:^)

jeanette    Posted 05-12-2004 at 06:14:45       [Reply]  [No Email]

KellyGa    Posted 05-12-2004 at 08:21:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
Dang Jeanette! I think you killed him! LMAO!

Oh,no there he goes, he's twitching, lol.

Clipper? You all right? Did you feel that before you passed out? LMAO!

Sometimes....    Posted 05-12-2004 at 08:32:39       [Reply]  [No Email]
I reckon she falls outta the wrong side of her bed....gonna take more den dat to knock me out.:^)

Clipper:shipping spiders to Iowa now...

jeanette    Posted 05-12-2004 at 08:49:54       [Reply]  [No Email]
oh clipper bethany wanted me to make sure and tell you that she was tormenting me with a spider she had in a DRINKING GLASS!!!
she wont kill them she catches them and lets them go out side.

How's she doin ....    Posted 05-12-2004 at 08:52:02       [Reply]  [No Email]
wit the faht machine I sent her? Did she take it to school yet?? :^)


jeanette    Posted 05-12-2004 at 15:18:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
she wanted to real bad!!! she had her grandma laughing so hard the other day... she has been being very creative with the barbie video cam, cd player and fart machine.

Glad ta hear...    Posted 05-12-2004 at 15:43:59       [Reply]  [No Email]
I have contributed to her edjumacation...:^)

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