Eggs???how long?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Justino, Dec 22, 2007.

  1. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    how long does it take for a hen to lay egs???
     
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Until she gets ready!

    Anywhere from 14 - 24 weeks old.
     
  3. lexustami

    lexustami Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 25 week old Black Stars and EE's just started laying this week. My oldest girls, now 29 weeks are still not laying.

    Take care,

    Tami
     
  4. SillyChick

    SillyChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Usually around 5 months of age.

    I also have a young hen that I'm so excited for her to lay!

    Good luck!
     
  5. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Quote:thanks guys![​IMG]
     
  6. Arklady

    Arklady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depending on bantam or standard and size... MOST chickens lay between 23 and 27 weeks... thats approximately 4 to 6 months after hatching. Some even longer depending on time of year or daylight. Depends on the breed.

    I didn't get eggs from my Marans till they were nearly a year old.

    Arklady
     

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