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How long before my Amercaunas & Welsummers start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by goatgal2012, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. goatgal2012

    goatgal2012 In the Brooder

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    How long before my Amercaunas & Welsummers start laying? They're about 16 weeks now.
     
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2013

  2. chfite

    chfite Songster

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    Generally, they lay around 20 weeks. But they are not on a calendar, they start when they start. Once the comb and wattles are bright red and the hens squat when you try to pet them when they stand on the ground, you are almost there.

    Chris
     
  3. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Generally between 20-24 weeks. Commercial birds typically between 18-20 weeks.
     

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