22 week old hens and still no eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Birkbabe, Nov 20, 2014.

  1. Birkbabe

    Birkbabe In the Brooder

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    I am in the Pacific Northwest. Is it the lack of long days? Just wondering if they will even start laying this year at all.
    2 hens are Production Reds and 2 are Easter Eggers.
     
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Crowing

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    22 weeks is still early for many pullets. I've had hens start laying Christmas week so it not always a function of light and heat that first year. They'll start when they are ready.
     
  3. Birkbabe

    Birkbabe In the Brooder

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    Interesting.
    Okay we will try to remain patient. Thank you.
     
  4. KKane61

    KKane61 Chirping

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    Mine just started laying at 23-25 weeks.
     

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