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How old to lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by DUccleDude, May 1, 2008.

  1. DUccleDude

    DUccleDude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am fairly new and was wondering at what age do hens start to lay? and does it vary in different breeds?
     
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Yes it does vary - by season as well.

    Around 20 weeks of age is the average.
     
  3. DUccleDude

    DUccleDude Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanx! My Millie Fluer D'uccles are ten weeks old just wondering when to look for the eggs.[​IMG]
     

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