Anyone with Easter Eggers out there...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kdini2, Jun 26, 2019.

  1. kdini2

    kdini2 In the Brooder

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    How long was it before you got your first egg?
     
  2. Brahma Chicken5000

    Brahma Chicken5000 Araucana Addict

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    My Easter Egger pullet laid her first egg 2 days shy of being 6 months old.
     
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  3. Mybackyardpeepers

    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    Mine is only going on 4 months so no eggs yet.
     
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  4. LazytownChick

    LazytownChick Chirping

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    It took longer than I thought which was 25 weeks.
     
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  5. Cindy in PA

    Cindy in PA Crowing

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    Over the years mine have always laid by 20-22 weeks.
     
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  6. Acre4Me

    Acre4Me Crowing

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    Our 2 EE last year, started around 21 weeks old. This year we have four more EE, and they are currently 19 weeks old, but have not yet laid any eggs.
     
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  7. littlepip

    littlepip Songster

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    My EEs laid at about 20-23 weeks. Sometimes it takes longer.
     
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  8. moniquem

    moniquem Crowing

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    Mine laid at 18 weeks.
     
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  9. Acre4Me

    Acre4Me Crowing

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    FWIW, because EE are a "mutt" - a mix of breeds to get a general type and egg colors, there will likely be variation in their laying age. Hopefully yours won't be on the longer side of things, as it is very exciting to get those colored eggs! We had a breed (not EE) that took *forever* to lay, and that wait was excruciating! Those 3 pullets took 39 and 44 weeks to lay (the third had never laid by 45 weeks when we sold them), so I can sympathize with wanting those eggs!
     
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  10. slejdad

    slejdad Chirping

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    Ours are 7 weeks old, so nothing yet, but we are anxiously awaiting. Our 16-bird flock is brand new (oldest birds are just 12 weeks old now) and we can't wait to start getting the fresh eggs. My bride "designed" our flock to have multi-colored eggs and when the last of our birds come in, we will have 19 birds and only one that lays white eggs!
     
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