Do young bantams lay during the winter or wait till spring?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickadee-23, Dec 10, 2014.

  1. Chickadee-23

    Chickadee-23 Chirping

    Jul 29, 2013
    South Carolina
    I have 2 pullets one is silver duckwing OEG bantam & the other is a brown red OEG, they both are 7 months old and still no eggs, their combs are getting redder and their paired up with a rooster, and i just made them a house i havn't seen them go in but some of the bedding is moved around so I'm guessing there nesting now will they lay or wait till warmer weather i live in SC, its cold here now but we've had days were it was warm to, should i be expecting eggs soon or not till spring?
    Thank you :)
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2014
  2. cityfarmer12

    cityfarmer12 Songster

    Oct 18, 2014
    i wouldn't expect any this winter, though possibly they could have one or 2...i don't think that breed are winter layers.

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