There is no specified time when chickens stop laying eggs. Female chickens, or hens, lay eggs for the majority of their lives, from about six months of age onward.
Hens can lay eggs throughout their entire lives, though reproduction slows down and may stop as they age. A mature chicken may lay an egg every day or may lay an egg once every couple of days. Before a hen fully matures, she may lay smaller eggs that have a small amount of blood on the shell. Hens can lay eggs without a rooster present. If a rooster is present, he may fertilize the eggs that turn into chicks if allowed to incubate.Learn More
In the United States, frogs normally lay eggs in the spring. In warmer climates, such as Australia, frogs lay eggs more often. In North America, during spring months, the female frog releases her eggs into the water. The male frog then releases his sperm to fertilize the eggs.Full Answer >
All birds lay eggs; of the 9,000 species of birds, none of them give live birth. Instead, birds form and lay eggs that are incubated outside the body. Eggs range in size depending on the bird and can be as small as 0.2 grams or as big as 9 kilograms.Full Answer >
Chickens lay eggs by pushing the ova through the reproductive tract. Along the way, the albumen, shell membranes, shell, and bloom are added, to feed and protect the ova inside. Once all of these parts have been added, the egg is laid.Full Answer >
A breed of chicken known as an Easter egger lays pink eggs, according to Moose Manor Farms. Sometimes also referred to as "mutt" chickens, Easter eggers are often crosses between other colored egg layers such as the Ameraucana.Full Answer >