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how old are my chickens

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by andy, May 12, 2007.

  1. andy

    andy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ive recently bought 2 point of lay r i reds ive had them for a week now..ive had no eggs yet. so how long could i be waiting for.? and how can you tell the age of chickens? because 1 chicken looks older then the other..may be..i think..
     
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    MTchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They might be stressed from the transition, which would make them not lay for a week or more. Perhaps you just need to give them some time.

    -MTchick
     
  3. V Chic Chick

    V Chic Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Point of lay means that they are around the 18-22 week mark. This means that they will be laying soon, they just need to settle in.

    As farmgirl said, patience grasshopper [​IMG]
     

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