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Can a 14 week old pullet lay an egg? Which one is it?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Featherland, Jun 6, 2009.

  1. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a pen of 14 week old pullets. They are a variety of breeds.

    6 Easter Eggers
    1 Brown Leghorn
    1 Silver Laced Wyandotte
    1 Buff orpington
    1 Red Sex Link
    1 Production Red

    The egg is a shiny light brown/tinted color.

    I have had a couple pullets start laying at 16 weeks but never this early.
    Has anyone ever had one start this young?

    Which breed do you think layed the egg?
     
  2. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    if you can find out which one has the darkest red comb and singing the eggsong, [​IMG] than you might find out, I guess might be the productions red.
     
  3. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's probably your production red/red sex link...[​IMG]
     
  4. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be the leghorn, sex link, or production red. Those breed are known for their production.
     
  5. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    Quote:What's the eggsong?
     
  6. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What's the eggsong?

    It's the clucking and ruckus they put out after they lay an egg.
     
  7. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't caught any making egg laying noises.
     
  8. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 30, 2008
    hollister, florida
    your lucky lol mine are 19 weeks not an egg yet
     
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    It's not the leghorn if the egg is brown.

    I'm guessing it's the BO if its light brown and shiny.
     

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