Hot Chicks - Your Chicken-Raising Questions Answered

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Do hens need a rooster to lay eggs?


How often do they lay?

A well-fed hen usually lays one egg per day.

Do they lay year-round?

Typically, no. Egg production falls off as winter approaches and resumes in the spring.

Are they noisy?

Only when alarmed or laying an egg.

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