Hatchery silkies

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by buffo, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. buffo

    buffo Out Of The Brooder

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    How long does it usually take a silkie from a hatchery to lay/mature?Mine are at 27 weeks.
     
  2. buffo

    buffo Out Of The Brooder

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    Nobody?
     
  3. WalkingWolf

    WalkingWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched my silkies from eggs, and it took them 6 months before they started to lay. It seems silkies mature slower than other chickens.
     
  4. buffo

    buffo Out Of The Brooder

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    I appriciate the reply ,but i cant be the only person on with hatchery silkies.
     
  5. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    I have hatchery Silkies. They started laying around 5 1/2 months. I got them the beginning of September and they started mid-February.
     
  6. buffo

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    Maybe its just because i have buff silkies,I just cant believe it has taken this long for them to lay an egg.They get a egg layer feed and have all the right facilities.
     

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