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age to lay eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SueMuffin, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. SueMuffin

    SueMuffin Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 30, 2010
    Hudson Valley, NY
    Hi All,

    I have 6 Buff Orpingtons all hatched the same day. First girl layed her first egg 30 days ago, this week the second started to lay, still have 4 hold outs, one of which has a very small light red comb still. Is this normal for 6 hatched the same day to be so different with maturation times? I am a newbie to the backyard chicken thing!! Thanks for any feed back.[​IMG]
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Perfectly normal. They are individuals.
  3. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    Quote:Agree. I'm getting ready to have a pointed chat with some of my holdouts. Any day now, girls!
  4. Ravishaw

    Ravishaw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2010
    Do you remember the seagull in Little Mermaid? He asks Flounder, "Any kissing yet?" Flounder replies, "not yet!"
    And in the perfect Buddy Hackett voice the seagull replies, "Huh.. Well they better get crackin!"

    Don't you feel the same sometimes?

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