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Chickens: How old are chickens when they begin to lay eggs?
#1
How long does it take before they start laying eggs?
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#2
4-5 months, during which you'll only be spending money. It will seem like forever.
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#3
Mine started @ 5 months. The earlier they start the smaller the eggs will be.
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#4
5months
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#5
Some can be as long as 6 months if care is not taken.
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#6
Thanks for your contributions.
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#7
Under optimum conditions of good nutrition, ideal day length, adequate housing, and other good management practices, most layers should begin egg production at about 20-22 weeks of age.
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