Chickens 6 months old and not laying

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by KCommers, Oct 4, 2015.

  1. KCommers

    KCommers New Egg

    Jun 7, 2014
    Walker, Minnesota
    6 month old chickens..
    I have 5 chickens.. 2 buff orpingtons, 2 black australorps and one rhode island red.
    One of the buffs and one black have been laying for about a month... they are free range and
    very healthy, but shouldn't the others be laying by now??? thank you!
    Last edited: Oct 4, 2015
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs I Wanna Be A Cowboy Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    They are around the right age, depending on breeding they should start within the next month, though since you have brought it up, they will probably start this week.
  3. barneveldrerman

    barneveldrerman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Chickens aren't like machines, they grow and mature differently. They should lay soon but it will happen at different speeds.

    Hope this helped!

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