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How long before a hen can lay eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by chicken ken, Jul 27, 2007.

  1. chicken ken

    chicken ken New Egg

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    I had my hen for about 3-4 months still waiting for her to lay her eggs.[​IMG]
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Different breeds lay at different ages. For the most part, they will lay between 19 and 24 weeks. Should be any time for your gal!
     
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2007
  3. jessied1227

    jessied1227 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got my first eggs today [​IMG] and my girls are 21 weeks old.

    If your hens free range, they may be laying somewhere else, as was possibly the case with mine.

    I left my girls in all day, and voila! 2 eggs [​IMG]

    Good luck-
    Jess
     
  4. chicken ken

    chicken ken New Egg

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    TY u for the answer. this is the best site for chicken info. [​IMG]
     

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