Chickens are farm superstars They produce eggs almost daily Some chickens have even been known to lay multiple eggs per day They don’t require much food in order to produce those eggs, either One thing that many chicken owners quickly realize is that some chickens tend to slow down or stop laying eggs in the winter
Why is that? Keep reading to learn more about why chickens may stop laying in the winter
Hens and Daylight
The hen’s body and egg production is a complex cycle that is impacted by the amount of daylight
A whole week in the great outdoors, and our Rudd Rangers are loving the extra space! Each weighs about a pound now All together they eat 3/4 a feeder full of food per day! All this eating makes for quite a lot of pooping, so I move their tractor twice a day As soon as the tractor moves onto fresh grass, they hit it hard and start gobbling up all the fresh grass and clover They truly are great foragers!