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19 weeks and still NO EGGS :(

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tarheel4lif3, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. tarheel4lif3

    tarheel4lif3 In the Brooder

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    My RIR, Black Australorps, and Golden Comets are 19 weeks old and not ONE is laid an egg. I live in NC and its not that hot, but they have fresh water everyday and their habitat is clean and cool for them...WHATS WRONG?!?!
     
  2. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

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    It's OK! pullets don't usually lay until 20-25 weeks. You are not alone(our hens started at that age. Granted, a lot of BYCers have been receiving eggs at 19 wks, but that's not the norm. Don't worry, your chickens are fine.
     
  3. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Nothing is wrong......No two chickens are alike in egg laying...commonly some lay at 19 weeks some sooner, some alot later...rule of thumb for all breeds 19 to as late as 6 months....sometimes diet plays into the rule....
     

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