What happens to them once their cycle of giving us eggs is over. ?
Per Google:
"Hens can live for several years after they stop laying eggs. As hens age they will naturally start laying fewer eggs, with many hens slowing down production around 6 or 7 years of age and retirement shortly after".
My question is: where do they retire to? Miami, The Bahamas... ha hah ha
No, to a pot near you. lol