black star hen NOT laying at 24 weeks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mrsfoote, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    I have a black star hen and she is 24 weeks NO EGGS at all EVER her comb and wattle are still really small red but really small....
     
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2010
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    20-25 weeks is a minimum age for egg laying to begin. Some mature faster, some mature slower, some birds don't lay until 30-34 weeks.....I know it's hard to wait so long, but it'll happen... [​IMG]
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Some just take a little longer. They usually start laying on average right around 22 weeks. Your's is just a little slow. I imagine she'll be laying everyday in a couple of weeks.
     

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