Average age for SLW and EE (Ideal) to lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by KristyAz, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 29, 2011
    Mishawaka, Indiana
    I have a couple of hens who haven't started laying yet. It was a very hot summer, so wondering if that had something to do with it or if it's typical for their breed to be late layers. Both are from Ideal.

    SLW : hatched 2/20/2011, makes her almost 8 months old.

    EE : hatched 2/9/2011, makes her about 8 months old.

    My others from Ideal layed for the first time at about 6 months, but they hit 6 months old in the spring (BR, BO, and RIR)

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