These are advertised for sale in Poultry World and Farmers Weekly. A pullet sold as point of lay is generally around 18 weeks old. She will come into lay at around 21 weeks. If you do not wish to buy hybrid birds, you can choose a pure breed such as a Maran. You cannot expect as many eggs but you will get some extra entertainment.
At point-of-lay (16 weeks of age), the hens have scaled through the most difficult parts of raising chickens, after being raised by experienced professionals. Depending on how well you manage the chickens on your farm, we expect our point-of-lay hens to cross 50% egg production within 2 to 3 months and reach over 80% egg production or more within 4 to 5 months of the collection from us.
The Lohmann and hyline hens are both. They lay between the age of 20-24 weeks but can start from as early as 18 weeks, laying on average 1 egg per day and up to 320 brown eggs per year. Eggs are normally laid in the morning.
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Feed consumption and its efficient utilization is one of the major concerns in commercial table egg production as feed cost is one of the major components of total cost of production. Feed alone may contribute from 60 to70% to the total cost of production in egg type layers according to Mian (1994) and Qunaibet et al (1992).
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We stock a colourful selection of Point of Lay Hens, all year round. You can pick from 14 types of hybrid hen all ideal for garden hen keeping or larger productive flocks. Each hen will give you an egg nearly every day in their first year and you can choose from brown, white or blue egg layers.
However, there will always be the odd individual chickens that will start laying eggs either much earlier or much later after the point of lay age. Many chicken producers in the Philippines and across the world will market their young hens or pullets as “point of lay” when in fact the chickens are still a few weeks away from starting to lay eggs.