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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Edfewlass, May 1, 2009.

  1. Edfewlass

    Edfewlass Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 16 week old RIR roosters that have not started crowing also have a hen that age and no eggs when can i expect crowing or eggs ? Also I have some younger buff orp roos and BR hens about 3 months how long for them Thanks
     
  2. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    18 is a normal time to start laying. but all breeds are different. some can start at 17 weeks some can start at 23. so when ever they decide to go sit is when you will get the egg. Not sure on the roosters though. they can start going off at anytime.
     

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