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27 week old cream legbar that is not laying yet.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LucyL, Nov 17, 2015.

  1. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Less than 2 fingertip widths apart usually means not laying.
    More than 2 fingertip widths apart usually means laying.

    When you put your finger tips on the points....how many fingertips between the points.
    Here's photo that might help:
    http://www.theeasyhomestead.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/cayuga.jpg
     
  2. LucyL

    LucyL Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks again. Will try again this weekend.[​IMG]
     
  3. LucyL

    LucyL Out Of The Brooder

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    Happy Thanksgiving! I'm getting a little hopeful. She has started squatting. I hope to see an egg soon.[​IMG]
     
  4. 5 Bird Bob

    5 Bird Bob Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, my chic friends.(that's chic, as in cool, unique, ahead of the rest).After readind BYC I finally joined. I have five Golden Comets. I'm not 100% sure of their age. On eastern Long Island it is now starting to get quite chilly. My wife is now getting used to them.(I call it spoiling them) but she's getting anxious to see some eggs. Does anyone have an estimate when they should start laying. They visibly appear mature, healthy, and happy. They have free run of the yard all day on weekends and half day during the work week.
     
  5. azygous

    azygous Overrun With Chickens

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    All you folks with pullets tantalizingly close to point of lay could put a low wattage light on a timer to extend daylight hours to around twelve total, and you just might see some first eggs appear.

    I have three pullets in this category and I've been mulling in over. The only reason I don't supplement light is because I have fifteen other hens going through molt and I don't want to disrupt it for them.

    Without supplemental light, I know it will be late January at the earliest before I see any pullet eggs.
     
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  6. lancasterflock

    lancasterflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you azygous!
    I actually do have a rope light on a timer in the coop. It mimics the summertime day and night hours. I am getting about 6 eggs daily from 12 of my girls. Some have yet to lay their first egg. I will update as soon as my girl lays!
     
  7. lancasterflock

    lancasterflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My CCL that is :)
     
  8. LucyL

    LucyL Out Of The Brooder

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    My Cream legbar finally gave me our "first egg." [​IMG]
     
  9. lancasterflock

    lancasterflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay lucy
    Yay lucy! Congrats!
     
  10. LucyL

    LucyL Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you Lancasterflock![​IMG][​IMG]
     

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