Got my FIRST pullet egg from a Light Brahma

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SundownWaterfowl, Aug 31, 2008.

  1. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    I got my first egg today from one of my Light Brahma pullets. They are only 21 weeks old. I was reading that Brahmas dont start laying until they are around 30 weeks. YAY! Im so excited! Ill try to post pictures later. [​IMG]
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Congrats! I know what you mean. My Lt Brahma laid at 19 weeks old, but my Buff Brahma started at 30 weeks.
     
  3. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Hooray!!!
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Congrats!!.. That is early for a Light Brahma, mine always take their time and usually 6 months old before they lay me an egg!!....
     
  5. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

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  6. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    Congrats on your first egg. My whole flock is light brahmas and the 20 week window is usually right on for my flock...way to go, and learn from experience cause what you read is never as important or correct as hands on learning! Gotta Love those pretty hens!

    bigzio
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Congrats! I believe our brahmas are about the same age. Mine will be 21 weeks old on Wednesday. Got my first egg 2 weeks ago and it was from one of my light girls as well.
    Curious to see when the darks and buffs will start laying.
     
  8. jenniescholl

    jenniescholl Out Of The Brooder

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    Yay!!!! My Light Brahma started laying TODAY and she is 21-22 weeks! Congrats! A side note for those of you that have been raising light brahmas for awhile, in your experience can their eggs be brownish-pink? I swear they're not the same color as my New Hamps' eggs.
     
  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:I haven't been raising them for awhile, but I remembered reading somewhere that the first brahma eggs could be pinkish. Several of mine have had a pink tint to them.
     
  10. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congrats, it's always a nice surprise when they start laying early.
     

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