I gotta go back to the feed store tomorrow..

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TheOLDNewChick, Nov 7, 2007.

  1. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

    Jun 12, 2007
    Tioga, Louisiana
    And tell Mary Jane proved his theory about RIR's having to be ten months old to lay WRONG! !!!!!!!!!! I was gone for two days, and my mom checked the nest boxes everyday, no egg. She told the chickens last night that I was gonna come home today. Well, I got home and naturally headed straight outside to the chickens [aside from my inside Siamese cat who's my baby and he knows it.] and I checked the nest box... And look! http://i8.tinypic.com/85pq6hv.jpg
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    http://i10.tinypic.com/87n4bh1.jpg



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  2. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Awwww, congratulations on your RIR's first egg! Its a cute little pullet egg. RIRs that are bred for production (most hatchery RIRs) rather than for show, usually start laying months earlier than 10 months of age. I expect production birds to start laying anywhere between 18 and 24 weeks old.


    Chel
     
  3. TheOLDNewChick

    TheOLDNewChick I'm an original

    Jun 12, 2007
    Tioga, Louisiana
    He insisted it was ALL RIR's.
     

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