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golden laced wyandotte pullets at what age will the start laying

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by blueseal, Aug 24, 2009.

  1. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 3 that are 21 weeks old and still arent showing much of combs or wattles yet but they are getting big body wise.
     
  2. JenEric Farms

    JenEric Farms GOOGLE GENIUS

    Oct 31, 2007
    Maine
    Any day now would be my guess. 18 - 24 weeks is common...
     
  3. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i hope so. my 6 cinnamon queens, 2 just started laying friday they devolped fast as they are a breed that is known to be good layers that was 20 weeks and 2 days . the other 4 queens should be laying any day too.
     
  4. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    Well, I am still waiting....my 3 GLW's are around 20 weeks old and no eggs so far. Wattles and comb on 2 have gotten quite red in the last couple of weeks. I am not sure if the 3rd one is maybe a week younger....she was always a bit smaller (I got them at approx 3 weeks old), now caught up in size bu her wattles are only 1/2 the size of the others. Also her comb is less developed and kinda grey-ish....But I am waitng for eggs.....anyday now.....I'm ready....where are they....[​IMG]
     
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  5. Tam'ra of Rainbow Vortex

    Tam'ra of Rainbow Vortex Chillin' With My Peeps

    My research said 6 months from getting out of the egg to making eggs of their own... mine hatched march 1st and I am not expecting until September. I can't wait!
     
  6. camardagardens

    camardagardens Out Of The Brooder

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    They are not a 'fast' developing breed from what I've researched. They are slower to grow and lay, maybe this is why they arent as popular as other breeds here. Mine hatched April 3rd and I'm expecting october eggs. MMMmmm
     
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  7. Cheepingchick

    Cheepingchick Out Of The Brooder

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    My girls hatched on the first of Jan (mid summer here) and at 7 month of age they still have yet to lay an egg.... Their wattles and combs began to redden at 6 months but still no egg 1 month on.... thankfully we keep other hens for eggs so we wont starve while we are waiting [​IMG]
     
  8. PrichardsChicks

    PrichardsChicks New Egg

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    My goldens are 23 weeks and nothing yet, red combs but not too much of a Waddle tho. They are getting big tho. I'm wondering if our daylight savings time threw them out of wack. It's time turn on the light, perhaps that will jump start them. Anyone have any tips? Besides don't hold your breath lol
     
  9. wzis

    wzis New Egg

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    My 2 GLW are 30 weeks old now, but still have not start to lay.
     

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