How long should I wait?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hollywood Chickens, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Florida
    I have 3 wyandottes ages 33 weeks and two 24 weeks old, the older ones have red combs but still no eggs! how long should I wait?
    All of my other chickens have started already even the other 24 week olds!
     
  2. ryanhodapp

    ryanhodapp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how long for what?
    With the cold and less light, they may not be ready.
    Do you have a light on in their coop so they get 14 hours of daylight?

    be patient, my RIR didnt lay until she was 9 months old.
     
  3. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Florida
    It is over 70 here, and the others are all laying so they must have enough light, I have 20 other hens that are laying and these 5 just haven't widened enough to lay.
     
  4. jomoncon

    jomoncon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Your goat is really cute!!
     
  5. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

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    Usually all it takes is to post, "When will they start laying?", and the BYC gods bless your chickens and they start laying the next day. Worked for me.
     
  6. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Florida
    Quote:Your goat is really cute!!

    Thank you!

    Dogfish: [​IMG] maybe this will be enough!
     

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