Chicks born in July should lay when?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by blessedmamato3, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. blessedmamato3

    blessedmamato3 Out Of The Brooder

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    I read somewhere that they shouldn't lay until next spring. Is this true?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    It depends on the breed and your housing set up for them, but they more than likely won't lay until next spring.
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Got RSL chicks hatched last September 6th, or so. Begin laying up a storm in late January, right through subzero temps and haven't let up.

    Yup, it all depends on the breed.
     
  4. blessedmamato3

    blessedmamato3 Out Of The Brooder

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    Got RSL chicks hatched last September 6th, or so. Begin laying up a storm in late January, right through subzero temps and haven't let up.

    Thanks! Did you provide artificial lighting?​
     

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