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How old does a chicken need to be till it can lay a egg?

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July 09, 2014 7:29PM

Hens start laying eggs when they're 4-5 months old. It also depends on the breed because leghorns can start laying eggs at 3-4 months old while others like Rhode Island Reds have to be 6-7 months old before they can produce any.