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black star hen NOT laying at 24 weeks

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

  1. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Songster

    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

    Sep 16, 2008
    Levan, UT
    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

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    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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