Any WEEK now I suppose...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Studio2770, Nov 8, 2013.

  1. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EE is 19 weeks old. Her comb is kinda big, don't have a pic at the moment. I've only have older white leghorns that are laying so I don't know what she will look like. No squatting. I also have a 20 week old cochin, but I guess she still has a was to go.[​IMG] On, average when do EEs and perhaps cochins start to lay?
     
  2. Sandstorm495

    Sandstorm495 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It varies from breed to breed, but usually from 4-6 months they will start laying. Of course, that doesn't always happen and hens can sometimes lay before the average time.
     
  3. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I assume the EE, Harley, will lay @ 4-5 months. I guess the cochin, Gracie, will lay at 6 months.
     
  4. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got some pictures today.
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  5. AliNaz

    AliNaz Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my EE just laid her first egg today. She is 3 days shy of 23 weeks.
     
  6. Sandstorm495

    Sandstorm495 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Studio2770 I would say your cochin is pretty close to laying.
     
  7. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You sure? I would expect my EE to be the first.
     
  8. Sandstorm495

    Sandstorm495 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You did say that your cochin was about 20 weeks old, and your EE was only 19 weeks old. So I'm guessing the cochin.
     
  9. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here they are today. Still the same age. The cochin will be 21 weeks and the EE will be 20 weeks on Thursday.
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  10. Sandstorm495

    Sandstorm495 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They both should start laying any time soon.
     

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