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4 month hen lay an egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by karen, May 24, 2007.

  1. karen

    karen In the Brooder

    Apr 1, 2007
    My girl is a 4 month & 1 week old barred Cochin Bantam. She is one of 16 hens.(3 roosters present) She is coo-coo-coo-coo-cooing repeatedly, her vent is clean and nice yellow color. These birds free range all day and head to the coop at night. Her "cooing event" began early this evening. Is she old enough to begin laying?
  2. DementedHam

    DementedHam Songster

    May 23, 2007
    Southern California
    I'd say yes. Mine did the same at 4 months 2 weeks. The Kaa-kaa-kaa-kaa-kaaaaaaaa-kaaaa!!! of a leghorn is nothing compared to a Barred Rock that does it ALL DAY.:mad:

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