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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

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    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

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    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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