At what age do Guinea Hens start laying eggs

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Butthead1969, Jun 9, 2012.

  1. Butthead1969

    Butthead1969 Out Of The Brooder

    May 16, 2012
    North Central Washinton
    We have 3 Guinea's who are not quite 3 months old, is it to early for them to start laying eggs??T

  2. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2011
    Big Oak Valley, CA
    Usually by 16 wks they are sexually mature and can breed/lay, but depending on what protein % feeds there were raised on, the weather, temps and how much light they get they may bot lay until next Spring for you. They are typically seasonal layers, Spring thru Fall, but occasionally young pullets can and will lay a few random eggs during the "off season".
  3. jasmine150

    jasmine150 New Egg

    Jun 26, 2012
    I have 4 chickens and 1 is a rooster Kiss kiss, Shadow,Chi chi and Silky is the rooster they try to mate.They get realy exited when i open the door to let them out! I have 2 bantams witch is Shadow and Chi chi and the other 2 are silkies witch are Kiss kiss and Silkie.

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