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Does anyone have Game hens? egg laying question?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by shepherdhillfarm, Aug 11, 2008.

  1. shepherdhillfarm

    shepherdhillfarm In the Brooder

    Aug 7, 2008
    Our 20 wk old pullets are from our Game Hens crossed with our White Rock rooster. I have been reading that it seems that White Rocks usually start laying around 20 wks but I have not found at what age a game hen starts to lay. And since the game hens found us vs us finding them, long story, I do not even know what age our started laying. Just that one day we were finding eggs all over our farm :O)

    Trying to get an idea of when they may start laying eggs. These girls are bigger then their moms so it will be interesting to see what size eggs we get.

    thanks for the help,
  2. karrie

    karrie In the Brooder

    May 28, 2008
    I have 2 game hen mixes. Seems like they started laying around 20 weeks or so. Mine are very broody, wanting to brood every 6 weeks, or maybe 8, but I put a stop to that as soon as I notice. Their eggs are on the small side.
  3. rasctiseslkl

    rasctiseslkl In the Brooder

    Jun 24, 2016
    I have almost 30 week old game hens an they have not layer eggs. What should I do

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