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Old 03-03-2017, 10:13 PM
gogogophers gogogophers is offline
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Originally Posted by LSLGuy View Post
Cool to hear from a real live chicken rancher, part-time / amatuer though you may be. The only animals I can raise successfully are cockroaches.

But, ..., we/you haven't exactly answered the OP's underlying question.

Given a healthy female chicken in her prime reproductive years and an adequate supply of roostering, how many eggs can she reasonably create in a year and how many will hatch into viable chicks? 50? 100? 200? 400?

Enquiring clueless suburbanite minds want to know.
Post #2 by beowulff answers your question, with the exception of brood time.