Egg Search!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Redbeard22, Sep 20, 2014.

  1. Redbeard22

    Redbeard22 Out Of The Brooder

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    At about what age will white leghorns start laying?
     
  2. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Around 20 weeks-ish
     
  3. Redbeard22

    Redbeard22 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok that's what I figured,they are 20 weeks. They are completely free range so I better start looking I guess!! Thanks for the info!!
     
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  4. ShockValue

    ShockValue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they doing any of the egg-laying things? Singing the egg song, squatting, spending time in the nest box, pelvic bones widening, tail feathers raising?
     
  5. Redbeard22

    Redbeard22 Out Of The Brooder

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    They are doing all of that, but they have been doing that for a few weeks so I was just curious when they were supposed to lay.
     
  6. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    They definitely could be hiding them. I found my chickens hiding eggs.
     
  7. Redbeard22

    Redbeard22 Out Of The Brooder

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    Well they are completely free range no fences nothing so they could be anywhere!! I have been looking where I have seen them lay down sometimes but no luck yet...
     
  8. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Good luck! Hope you find some eggs soon
     
  9. Redbeard22

    Redbeard22 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Found her first egg this morning!! In the nesting box too!!
     
  10. Farm Girl 1

    Farm Girl 1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats! Yesterday I found 2 in a laying box and it was the first time either had laid.
     
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