21 weeks...where are all the glorious eggs?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mrjoemomma, Oct 27, 2013.

  1. mrjoemomma

    mrjoemomma Out Of The Brooder

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    1 month ago I picked up four hiline brown pullets. Do you all think they will start laying anytime soon? I was just playing with my title, but I really am getting concerned with the weather change and all. My buff orpingtons layed all year round. Not too sure about the new girls.
     
  2. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    I wouldn't be too worried. A good rule of thumb that I've found is after moving chickens, they will not lay eggs for 10-14 days after the move. The same I've found with roosters and mounting. After moved, roos won't mount for 10-14 days, at least mine haven't; but I'm sure someone around has a story about roosters mounting sooner.
    Whoops just saw that you said one month ago xD Sorry, in that case are you sure they're pullets? If they are old, I wouldn't expect much over a few eggs all winter.

    Just my two cents. :) Good luck!
     
  3. mrjoemomma

    mrjoemomma Out Of The Brooder

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    Def. pullets. They came directly from a hi-line hatchery. Their combs have grown a whole bunch in that month too.
     
  4. Sandstorm495

    Sandstorm495 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't expect eggs for a few more weeks, 21 weeks is close, but not close enough.
     
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    mrjoemomma Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. Think they will lay through the winter?
     
  6. Sandstorm495

    Sandstorm495 Chillin' With My Peeps

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