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Ho Hum, Still Waiting

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bcmama, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. bcmama

    bcmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Still waiting for four of my pullets to start laying at 26 weeks old. The two BR's started laying the end of Nov. and beginning of Dec. but the EE's and silkies are taking their time. Ho hum. They seem to have no interest at all. Do EE's start later? At what age do silkies start to crow if they go that way, the rooster way?
     
  2. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EEs didn't start until about 30-32 weeks. But smile, my banty Cochin is 34 weeks with no interest. At all. :lol: Just waiting for more sun I think.
     
  3. animal magnet

    animal magnet Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a 9 month old silkie hen who still hasn't laid, so it could be awhile till your silkies lay, i think the normal age is about 7 months for silkies though.
     
  4. bcmama

    bcmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think my EE's are feeling the same as your Cochin. Just wanting more sun and warm weather. [​IMG]
     
  5. bcmama

    bcmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So another month or two. Just hoping they stay she's and don't end up being he's. The waiting has to be the hardest. Chicken's are not for those that enjoy instant gratification. LOL
     

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