30 week old EE pullet. No eggs yet!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dweder, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. dweder

    dweder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just checking in with other EE owners. This is not my first EE hen, but definately my first EE pullet to not lay an egg by 30 weeks.

    Is this common to this breed and I've just been lucky in the past????? She better start earning her keep soon! :)
     
  2. kinsey228

    kinsey228 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EE's started laying around 22 weeks. Are you sure the EE isn't laying brown eggs ?
     
  3. Sonic Pug

    Sonic Pug Chillin' With My Peeps

    Uggg!!! My three EEs are 22 weeks today. If I have to wait 30 weeks or more, I'll go crazy. Keep us posted!
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Personally, I never expect a hen to start laying this time of year. In my experience, if they haven't started in November, they're not gonna lay until March.
     
  5. dweder

    dweder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:GOOD TO KNOW!!!!! I thought about that, but my other pullets same age, started laying early December. Different breeds though.
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    It's probably due to the season.
     
  7. swampcat

    swampcat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know this thread is a few days old, but I just wanted to say that it is possible she will lay. My EE was 30-something (I gave up keeping count) weeks when she laid her first egg in late Nov/early Dec. Has been laying 3-4x's a week since. [​IMG]
     
  8. jpcode

    jpcode Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did not think my ameraucana was laying, she is an EE, but she was hiding her eggs. She must have started at about 22 weeks around mid December.
     
  9. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine finally started laying at 10 months old, just a couple weeks ago.
     
  10. so lucky

    so lucky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    KristyAz, you've got me beat. My little EE Dovie is about 34 weeks old and not laying yet. Good thing she is so cute and friendly, otherwize, well...........
     

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