Here's the second post of a beginner's guide From The Old Farmer's Almanac. ...
The hens are medium- rather than high-laying chickens, but the eggs are larger ...
Hens will lay through spring and summer and into the fall, as long as they have
12 to 14 hours of daylight. Expect to collect eggs daily, or even twice a day.
Jun 20, 2012 ... For a beginner backyard chicken farmer, there are certain characteristics to ... For
laying hens, choose a breed known for high egg production.
Jun 8, 2015 ... Certain chickens are exceptionally good egg layers (Rhode Island Reds and
Leghorns) and lay a high amount of eggs whereas other breeds ...
If you've decided to acquire hens for your own fresh egg supply, start out with
easy-keepers until you get the hang of caring for poultry. You want relatively
Want to raise chickens, but not sure which chicken breed is right for you? Our free
Which Chicken ... How important is the rate of egg laying? Does not matter ...
Jul 11, 2014 ... There seems to be no rhyme or reason when backyard chickens will decide to lay
eggs. They may lay every day for a month, then take a break ...
Guide to egg laying chickens for beginners new to backyard flocks. Find answers
to your questions about raising the best egg laying chickens, and resources for ...
Here are some best egg laying chickens for beginners. As a beginner, you have
to choose relatively docile, healthy and productive breeds that can produce ...
As a beginner, you want a chicken breed that meets the following characteristics:
... Egg-laying hens will typically lay approximately 200 brown eggs every year.