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At what age will a Sex-link start laying ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kandoos, Aug 2, 2009.

  1. kandoos

    kandoos Taking a Break

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    I have 9 Black sex-link , at what age did your's start laying ??
     
  2. codybird

    codybird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are 20 weeks and one laying 1 a day for 5 days.

    Will keep you posted.

    BSL's
     
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2009
  3. kyquilter

    kyquilter Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 6 red sex links. One started laying at 18 weeks. They're now 19 weeks and I have four that are laying.
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I had some that started at 17 weeks but most were 20 to 24 weeks.
     
  5. hippiechicks

    hippiechicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine first started at 16 weeks they are now 19 week not all of them are laying now. I have got 4 eggs or more a day from the 12 of them for the last week.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2009
  6. joedie

    joedie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two, one started at 16 wks, the other around 20 wks
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Mine started at 19 weeks.
     
  8. felidaet

    felidaet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw my rooster doing this for the first time two days ago. He is about 17 weeks old.
     
  9. Triple T

    Triple T Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 3 red sex links and 3 cinnamon queen hens. All are 21 weeks old and so far no eggs. Will let you know if I get an egg. Of course, I am certain the high heat we have here in Phoenix, AZ has something to do with the delays.
     
  10. lambchicks

    lambchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 10 red sexlinks. They are 16 weeks old, nothing yet. I feel sure it should be soon, I purchased eggs at the grocery yesterday!
     

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