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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

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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

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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

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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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