could two of my chickens be late bloomers?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by petalumapaul, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. petalumapaul

    petalumapaul Out Of The Brooder

    I bought six baby chicks in April.
    2 Americauna
    2 Barred Rock
    2 Buff Orpington

    Four of them started laying about three weeks ago.

    From what I can tell two of them have not started. They also don't demonstrate the same behavior as the laying chickens,, they don't squat down when I approach them.

    Could my Buffs be late bloomers?
    Or could they just be non laying chickens?

    I live in Northern California.

    Last edited: Oct 11, 2014
  2. mrchicks

    mrchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2013
    Pretty hens! Your buffs aren't as red in the face as your other girls, so I would guess late bloomers. Give them a bit of time. :)

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