|Cause for Celebration??|
A: First off, young female chickens are called pullets until they reach the age of 1 year, and that is when they technically can be called "hens". A pullet will start to lay eggs between 4 and 5 months of age, generally. It actually depends on the breed of chicken - some may start as late as 8 months of age. Each breed matures differently.
|Barnevelder Pullet at 4 months old|