Hens molting, so not laying...BUT, their daughters???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by akcskye, Nov 7, 2007.

  1. akcskye

    akcskye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it too late in the season for my June hatched girls to lay?

    I don't mind waiting 'til Spring...I did with my current ladies...but I didn't know if laying year round was something they did or not.

    Any thoughts?
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    Depends on what kind of pullets you are raising....I have had light brahmas..buff orps...rirs...hatched in March or April lay thru the winter...I have some pullets hatched in late May that haven't even thought of giving me eggs yet...time will tell....my older girls have just gone thru a terrible molt so hoping for acouple more eggs during the winter....
     
  3. akcskye

    akcskye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The pullets are all 1/2 BO, and then either 1/2 RIR, SLW, or Australorp...we can't really tell who parented who...and I'm supposing we didn't get a Brahma mix because none have feathered feet.
     
  4. schmoo

    schmoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are black, red and golden sexlinks and they were born in May and have been laying for about 6 weeks now. So I would think its possible. My RIR mixes layed first.
     

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