How long

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CapeCodJohn, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. CapeCodJohn

    CapeCodJohn Out Of The Brooder

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    May 28, 2010
    Cape Cod Mass.
  2. User66184

    User66184 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 23, 2010
    East Coast, Virgina
    They Should Start Laying At I Would Say 6months+ they are most likely to start Laying
     
  3. oldchickenlady

    oldchickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2010
    Cabot, AR
    Mine hatched April 19th and, judging by the size of their comb and wattles they are not near ready to lay yet. My RIR's, same age, look much more mature. Their combs and wattles are much bigger and redder than my BO's. When the comb and wattles get a lot bigger and start turning red and their face starts turning red then it will be getting close. Only one of mine is laying and she has laid a total of 7. They aren't real big, but one of them was a double yolk egg.
     

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