6 months old and I'm not sure they are all laying yet!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rachelwillow, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. rachelwillow

    rachelwillow Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 5 sweet girls who are 6 months old this week. I'm having trouble figuring out if they are all laying...I've never gotten more than 4 eggs in a day, and about half the time it's only 3 a day. I want more eggs! I have a feeling it's the Barred Rock who isn't laying, but I can't be sure because I don't watch them too closely all day. Isn't 6 months a little late to not be laying yet?
     
  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    My BR laid at 18 weeks. It depends on the breeds you have. Only the a couple (Maybe more then a couple) breeds lay eggs every single day. I have 14 laying hens, and I get 9-10 eggs a day usually.
     
  3. rachelwillow

    rachelwillow Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a barred rock, brahma, wyandotte, speckled sussex, and gold sex-link. I guess I was just hoping for 5 eggs a day in the summer months!
     

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