eggs at 16 weeks.... NORMAL??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dzmikki, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. dzmikki

    dzmikki New Egg

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    As I went to check on my hens and 'chicks' today, I found some really SMALL eggs that came from our 16 week week old chicks. Is this normal? It seems early.
     
  2. Baymen Moe

    Baymen Moe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not unusual. My Barred rocks layed at 16 weeks.
     
  3. dzmikki

    dzmikki New Egg

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    thanks... Were the eggs smaller than normal
     
  4. Bev in Nevada

    Bev in Nevada Out Of The Brooder

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    we had little "pullet" eggs from our Barred Rocks and Rhode Isl Reds at that age.....
     
  5. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Crikey, you lucky lot. I keep mainly Brahmas and they can be 8 months old before they start to lay!
     

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