24 week old hens/chicks not laying!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by afarrington2, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. afarrington2

    afarrington2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I heard they start laying around week 20... ?
     
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    If you live in the Northern hemisphere, the short days and lack of day light may delay the beginning of laying. Some breeds also take longer than average to start laying.
     
  3. afarrington2

    afarrington2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     

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