I have raised Welsummers twice but both times, sold the flocks by March. Each time they were purchased in summer and sold at 9 months, and they had only produced a couple eggs a week total. Are they usually slow coming in to lay? Anyone have a hatchery that has sold them Welsummers that lay well? I'm curious whether my experience is due to the strain of Welsummers that Ideal uses, or are they really sensitive to temperature (we're in Virginia) or hours of daylight.