How Many Years Do Hens Lay Eggs?

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One hen can lay at most one egg per day. This also translates to seven eggs that a hen can lay in a week; however hens lay eggs depending on factors such as; the breed of the hen, time of the year and the diet given to the hen.
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standard breeds of chickens will lay between 180 ? 320 eggs per year for their first year of laying though there are records of hens averaging an egg a day for over a year.
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