at what age do standard chickens start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jsanders, May 17, 2009.

  1. jsanders

    jsanders Out Of The Brooder

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    I have red comets and white barred rocks. When should I expect them to start laying?
     
  2. JenEric Farms

    JenEric Farms GOOGLE GENIUS

    Oct 31, 2007
    Maine
    about 20 weeks on average
     
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    26 weeks is the average age that chickens start laying eggs. Some breeds take longer than that, and some start sooner.
     

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