Hens 1 yr. old just started to lay.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by myway57, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. myway57

    myway57 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 16, 2009
    blanchard La.
    I have 3 barred rocks that are about 3 weeks shy of 1 yr. old and they are just now starting to lay. I have 3 different shape [​IMG] (fart) eggs, what can cause them to start so late. all my other hens have been laying?
  2. Rainwolf

    Rainwolf De La Menagerie

    Aug 4, 2010
    Seattle, WA
    My Coop
    My guess is Winter.
    If you have a lighted coop and run extra "daylight" they might start laying earlier but most pullets who come to maturity in the winter will delay laying till they get more light per day.

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