how long for eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by KarenHett, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. KarenHett

    KarenHett Out Of The Brooder

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    my 3 light brahma are 15 weeks old I believe. How old are they usually before they start laying. I'm mixing their food half and half check and layer food. Giving them a little scratch, grit and oyster shell.. started this week
     
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2014
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Your doing great with feeding. Your birds should start anywhere from 3 more weeks to two more months.
     
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  3. Housemom408

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    My brahmas are 21 weeks and still no eggs. Waiting is so hard.
     
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  4. Papas Chickens

    Papas Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. [​IMG]
     
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  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Yes it is! I'm waiting too[​IMG]
     
  6. Papas Chickens

    Papas Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Waiting for my girls to be old enough to lay is killing me lol. [​IMG]
     
  7. PurpleChicken1

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    I agree! Waiting is really hard. My last girl laid this morning and she is 21 and a half weeks! Don't worry! [​IMG]
     
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  8. ronmauldin

    ronmauldin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had them lay as early as 16 weeks, but 20 weeks is more the norm.
     
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  9. KarenHett

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    One of them is starting to get the cone very red in the face
     
  10. KarenHett

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    I keep looking even though I know it's kinda early. I will posting first egg for sure. I'm excited
     

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