Your chickens are ready--here are a few tips to get you started!

There is nothing more delicious than fresh eggs from your own homestead. Here are some summer tips as you start collecting those eggs!

The average chicken will lay one egg per day. There are a lot of factors that weigh into this, so don’t be alarmed if you are receiving fewer eggs than one per day!  Remember it takes time, so be patient!

How often do chickens lay eggs?

Did you know it takes a hen around 25 hours to form an egg start to finish. How amazing is that?!

How long does it take for an egg to form?

The average age that a young female chicken starts to lay an egg is around 6 months of age (or around 24 weeks of age).  So you'll be able to see results pretty early on which is great!

How old should chickens be when they start laying eggs?

If a chicken has low calcium, they will produce an egg that has a soft shell which you don't want!  But there are easy fixes to that...

Does a chicken need calcium to lay eggs?


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