How much longer do you think?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bobbieschicks, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    Here is Snow White, she turned 17 weeks on Saturday, her comb has doubled in size in a week, so WL owners - how much longer do you think till my first egg?

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  2. HoglundH

    HoglundH Chillin' With My Peeps

    Days are not as long, it may take a while before egg laying becomes bounty-full. Usually at about 20 weeks.
     
  3. ceeceeholt

    ceeceeholt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 WL, 3 started at 18 weeks and had large combs that folded over. 1 started at 19 weeks and has a small comb, maybe 1" no fold. Now I have 2 more that are 22 weeks and I have not seen them lay yet. I get 2 to 4 eggs a day from them so I could be wrong and they are all laying just not daily. It took 4 weeks for them to become good size eggs. I love my very LOUD WL! [​IMG]
     
  4. ECBW

    ECBW Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it a Leghorn? Mine started after 20 weeks. I don't know for sure beacuse she is almost 3 now. After starting, she laid for 2 straight years. She finally stopped to molt a couple of months ago.

    My other breeds all started somewhere around 24 weeks, give or take 2 weeks.
     
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2011
  5. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    Yes she's a White Leghorn. So it looks like it could be anywhere from a week to maybe 5 weeks before my 1st egg! Can't wait.
     

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