Average age that these breeds will lay

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MountainChickenMama, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. MountainChickenMama

    MountainChickenMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Ameraucana and a Cuckoo Maran who will be 21 weeks on Friday, when should I expect them to start laying? Neither of them are doing the squatting thing and the cuckoo maran always runs when I try to pet her....

    Also, will I know when the Cuckoo Maran lays her first egg, like do they always come out the first time dark chocolate brown, cause I have a Golden Comet who lays a dark brown egg....

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    They will both start a little later, like 24-28 weeks. But, they may surprise you.

    The CM will lay some weird eggs at first. Then they will be dark and gradually get lighter over time.
     
  3. MountainChickenMama

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    Wow, thanks for the quick reply....So should I expect some eggs from them before most chickens stop in the Winter??
     
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