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On the eve of 31st March 2015, an unexpected call was received by the Certified Team notifying them that they had in fact been chosen to represent South Africa at the annual Superyacht Awards in Amsterdam.
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That’d be 351 pounds of feed going to a hen that isn’t making eggs!
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Admittedly, this is a bit spendy, but I get the Scratch and Peck - Soy Free Layer Chicken Feed, 25lbslocally produced, happy-hippie, GMO-free feed from the lovely folks at Scratch & Peck.
At those prices, it costs 5.70 to maintain a hen into theoretical old age and natural demise while you aren’t getting any eggs.
Although you will hear a lot of anecdotes about individual hens that keep pumping out eggs until they are 5 or 6 years old, the general consensus is that three years old is usually the beginning of the end for consistent egg laying. One layer hen eats about 1.5 pounds of layer feed per week.
(Pastured birds will eat less purchased feed – yet another good reason to buy this book and study it before you design your coop and run.) If a chicken starts laying at 6 months old (this is a bit later than average but it makes my numbers easy) and has essentially stopped laying by 4 years old, and lives naturally to be 8, a backyard chicken keeper is looking at 3.5 years of egg production time, and 4.5 years of time.