I have two barred rock. One has been giving eggs and the other not. They are Five and a half months.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by suewtsn, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. suewtsn

    suewtsn In the Brooder

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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    They both look like pullets to me. Pullets don't start laying at the same time, even if they are the same age and breed and bloodlines. As long as they both are acting, eating, drinking normally, you probably just need to be patient. For instance the ISA Brown commercial birds they expect 2% to be laying at 18 weeks and peak at 96% at 27 weeks, so there is a lot variation even in birds that have been strictly controlled so far as diet and housing etc goes and bred for years for to be uniform.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Those girls both look like they should be laying to me. How do you know one isn't?
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Crowing

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    Ditto.

    If you let them free range, or have a place a bird could go into hidden, I'd go on an easter egg hunt...somebody may be laying where you least expect it.
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