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Golden laced Wyandotte won't lay!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenlover120, Oct 17, 2015.

  1. chickenlover120

    chickenlover120 Out Of The Brooder

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    It has been 22 1/2 weeks and she has not layed a single egg yet!
     
  2. song of joy

    song of joy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Assuming she's a pullet (rather than a mature hen), give her another 2 to 4 weeks. Look for red, filled-out wattles and comb. Some pullets will also squat down when you approach them or reach down to pet them, beginning 1-2 weeks before they lay their first egg.
     
  3. chickenlover120

    chickenlover120 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay thanks my black breasted red old English game bantam hen just laid her first egg about 15 minutes ago and she is the same age as my golden laced Wyandotte!!
     

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