Aracaunas not laying yet?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Lordofchickens 86, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. Lordofchickens 86

    Lordofchickens 86 Songster

    Sep 19, 2011
    The Burg FL
    I Have 2 Aracaunas they are 6 months old and still not laying. they should have started by now. the only other time this happened was with the barred rocks i raised last year and they lay good now. i kept them on start and grow till they were 20 weeks.can anyone tell me if this has happened to them and why?
    Last edited: Sep 29, 2011

  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    I've never had Araucanas be late layers, mine always begin from 17-24 weeks. I'm curious, are you sure they're Araucanas, not Easter Eggers? Easter Eggers can be late, early, whatever. They do vary. [​IMG]

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