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Cochin egg laying??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lat3dd3r, Jul 16, 2016.

  1. lat3dd3r

    lat3dd3r In the Brooder

    Jun 20, 2016
    I have 4 cochin's (one roo) that are about 3 months old right now and I'm curious when (roughly) we might start seeing eggs out of them? This is our first go at having chickens and I've done a little research on their egg laying but would like to know when others started laying.

  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Cochins are slow to begin laying, most are 7-9 months and some can take longer. The large breed is considered a meat breed so egg laying isn't a priority. The bantams are ornamental, they will often start sooner than the large breed.

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