Do Dominiques begin laying later than other breeds??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Porlalee, Oct 12, 2010.

  1. Porlalee

    Porlalee Out Of The Brooder

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    My girls (2) are 22 weeks old now and I have yet see or hear anything that resembles pre-laying behavior.. Any chance they might just wait til spring?? We live in Southern Cali.. doesn't get killer cold here and I have read that this breed is cold-hardy. ??
    Am I just impatient??
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

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    They are listed as early maturing on Henderson's breed chart. I doubt you will have to wait til spring, but they might not lay a lot for the first few months.
     

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