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When will the hens start to lay eggs?


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Answered 2011-07-08 15:22:53

Hens will lay eggs around 5-6 months of age depending on the breed. If you want them fertilized you will need a rooster, although having a rooster is not essential for having eggs (they sure are entertaining though!).

Some breeds are slow to mature and will not start to lay before 7 to 9 months.

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