cinnamon queens not laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hollieben, Jul 26, 2014.

  1. hollieben

    hollieben In the Brooder

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    I have 6 chickens. 2 cinnamon queens 1 black sexling and 4 production reds. All are now 22 weeks and not one is laying yet. In fact only 2 even have their combs. They free range all day with plenty of access to water. I've tried keeping them locked up in the a.m. to make sure their not laying outside the coop. I thought cinnamon queens were supposed to lay earlier than other breeds? What am I doing wrong? Are they missing something? Shouldnt they at least have their combs/waddles? My moms and neighbors are two weeks younger and all theirs are laying. Feeling frustrated...
     
  2. troy4

    troy4 Songster

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    Are you sure about their age?Have you saw fightinG?They may be stressed.What is the temperature where you are?
     
  3. krista74

    krista74 Songster

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    They all mature at different rates.

    My girls didn't start laying until around the 24 week mark.

    I know the wait is hard, but as long as they are indeed girls they will lay when they're ready!

    - Krista
     

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