Are you ready to harvest your own eggs on your own budget?!
There is nothing more delicious than fresh eggs from your own homestead. With the price of eggs, this is the way to go! But there must be questions you need answered! Here are a few tips!
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 and it takes time!
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! An egg is created in a hen’s reproductive system.
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, who knew?! But it's an easy budget friendly fix!
Does a chicken need calcium to lay eggs?