Ameraucana chicken??? No eggs

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  1. reitzm98

    reitzm98 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have what is supposed to be an Aneraucana hen. It never crows, so I'm pretty sure it's a hen. She is between 6-7 months old and has yet to lay an egg. All my other hens of the same age (different breeds) have been laying for over a month. Is this normal?
     
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    reitzm98 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry! I just realized my spelling was awful!!
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I'd say so - maybe its just a late developer. I had 3 hens from the same hatch and there was a month lag between the first one laying and the last one deciding to do so.
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  4. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Yes, Ameraucanas and EE's are known to be a little later. I have a friend who has had them start as late as 9 months. I know, no fun to wait. I have a couple out there that could start at 5 or 6 months, but I know to wait. :/
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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  7. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

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    I know it's hard to wait but that will be worth it when you get that first egg from her! Be patient, she'll lay when she's ready [​IMG]

    Thanks for joining us, it's nice to have you here.
     
  8. reitzm98

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    Thank you everyone!
     
  9. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Most likely your hen is an Easter Egger (which are often confused with Ameraucanas) And yes, both tend to mature late, I have some EE pullets that are 6+ months old and have yet to start laying.
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

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