Backyard Poultry

How to Get the Best Backyard Eggs

Flock Management : Egg Production

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Most chicken breeds will begin laying eggs at about 18 weeks of age.

When hens begin laying, proper care can help them continue laying. Watch Dr. Patrick Biggs answer fan questions about hen laying timespan, egg cannibalism and tips for keeping egg laying season running smoothly.