How old were your RIR when they layed

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by geegee, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. geegee

    geegee In the Brooder

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    Well how old were they?Mine are 21 weeks old and not laying.Any tips for helping them along?Thanks:D
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

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    24 weeks and still waiting................. she started singing the other day though, so it should be soon.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

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    24 weeks EXACTLY and today I got her 1st egg![​IMG] So only 1 freeloader to go.[​IMG]

    She must have heard me talking behind her back.[​IMG]
     
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  4. 10 pollos

    10 pollos In the Brooder

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    I have 8 and they all started at 25 weeks and all at the same time!!
     
  5. Southernbelle

    Southernbelle Gone Broody

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    I only ever had 1 RIR hen a couple years ago and she was about 23 weeks when she laid her 1st egg [​IMG]
     
  6. Sooner Chic-en

    Sooner Chic-en In the Brooder

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    Mine were 21 weeks...
     
  7. Igor was 23 weeks and Scarlowey started yesterday at 25 and a half weeks.
     
  8. Kezzie

    Kezzie Songster

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    22 weeks to the day...
     
  9. chik magnet

    chik magnet Songster

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    24 weeks Is when my RIR gave me my first egg, but i'm still waiting on the the other three .
     
  10. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    24-26 weeks, with a couple of stragglers from the Australorp group after that! [​IMG]
     

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