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7 month old Brahma and EE not laying yet

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by danib5446, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. danib5446

    danib5446 In the Brooder

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    It's December and my 7 month old light Brahma and EE have not started laying eggs yet. Can I blame this on slowly maturing chickens or short winter days? My good friend adopted a Brahma and EE from the same batch and has been getting eggs for a month or two...hmmm...Thanks in advance!
     

  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Both. Shorter winter days can delay them starting laying. I'm still waiting on a 9 month old barnevelder.

    Brahma's are a slow developing breed. Your EE is probably just a little slower than most. They all mature at their own rates.
     
  3. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Crowing

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    ITA with above statements...

    I have 4 and only 1 is laying they are 6.5mths old... i know it'll happen when the others are ready!
     

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