16 wk old laid an egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by palabeco, Jul 3, 2008.

  1. palabeco

    palabeco Songster

    Oct 29, 2007
    S.W. PA
    I thought I would have to wait another 4 wks....


  2. warren

    warren Songster

    Sep 29, 2007
    What breed is she? That is very early. I bet it will taste extra special. Congratulations.
  3. Queen Scoot

    Queen Scoot Crochet Chieftess

    May 27, 2008
    congrats!!!!! mine will be 16 weeks next week better get busy girls lol
  4. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    wow! how cool is that, she's gonna make whoppers soon!
  5. palabeco

    palabeco Songster

    Oct 29, 2007
    S.W. PA
    She is a Leghorn, my 1 yr old leghorn laid her first egg at 18 wks last year. Maybe its the breed.....Or maybe because they love me soooo much they try hard to please me. LOL
  6. scgamecock

    scgamecock Songster

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    I had a gold sex link lay at 16 weeks last year.
  7. cheeptrick

    cheeptrick Songster

    May 1, 2007
    New Hampshire
    I've got a 12 week old Silver Laced Polish who just started laying...

    I was so surprised...she laid an egg practically in my lap. She's very quickly becoming our lap chicken!! AND the egg is BLUE GREEN....her legs are blue. She is just beautiful...I rescued her from the feed STORE!! [​IMG]
  8. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Songster

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    I read the white leghorns could start laying at 18 weeks so that is only about 2 weeks early. I have two girls that are right 17 weeks right now. I hope i get eggs from them pretty soon! It will be my first ones! I would def keep that one as breeding stock for next years pullets, that is obviously a great layer.
  9. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing

    Mar 25, 2008
    Hooray! [​IMG] That was really early!
  10. gypsy2621

    gypsy2621 Songster

    Jun 29, 2008
    New Hampshire
    2 of my barred rocks started laying at 16 weeks,
    took me totally by surprise.
    went out and gave all 3 of them a good pet on the head.
    I am waiting for my Turkins to tell me if they are boys or girls, anyone know how to sex the ugly chickens?

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