EEs 25 weeks and no eggs yet...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mirjam, Oct 29, 2008.

  1. mirjam

    mirjam In the Brooder

    May 13, 2008
    Just curious if EEs are slower in maturing than other breeds. Or could it be the declining day length?
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    From my experience, chickens will lay when they are darned well ready to and not a moment sooner.
  3. Mine are almost that same age and I get I think 3 eggs from the 12 I've got. I feel that they will lay only when they are ready to too. [​IMG]
  4. Biddieacres

    Biddieacres Songster

    Mar 31, 2008
    My chickens are all 25 weeks and the EE's the only one's not laying yet. Also, they are very sweet but seem to be at the bottom of the pecking order in our yard.
  5. mirjam

    mirjam In the Brooder

    May 13, 2008
    Yippee! At 25 and 1/2 weeks one of the two EEs gave me her first egg! Just had to share!
  6. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Songster

    May 23, 2007
    Clarion County
  7. Sahara

    Sahara Songster

    Apr 22, 2008
    Keystone Heights, FL
    I have three now at 24 weeks. I look forward to eggs very soon!
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    June is officially 32 weeks old. Still no eggs. Bad Junebug. Good thing shes so easy on the eyes, LOL.
  9. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    My EE was almost 26 weeks old before she laid. Give her time, she will lay when she is ready.
  10. polar chicks

    polar chicks In the Brooder

    Nov 1, 2008
    northpole, alaska
    I have 2 americanas and only one is laying and it took her 26.5 weeks to do that.:eek: I didnt think she was ever gonna lay an egg, now i'm waiting for the other one to start. I've gotten 3 eggs in the last 4 days.

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