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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Delta2 23, Oct 3, 2008.

  1. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

    Sep 4, 2008
    they're babyyy cho0ks at the momentt but when willl they start layingg and h0w many egggs a week and what colour eggs??
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2008

  2. orbirdman

    orbirdman In the Brooder

    Aug 25, 2008
    probably brown eggs. from what ive read a egg every other day and possibly every day.
  3. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    My NHR laid at 22 weeks 4 days old and she lays a large brown egg. So, I would expect you to see your first egg somewhere between 20 weeks old on the early side and 25 weeks on the late side maybe. They are individuals and will lay when they are ready.

    Maggie gives me 5 eggs per week consistently and sometimes 6. [​IMG] You will like the NHRs they are not as aggressive as RIRs in my opinion. Mine is a sweetie.

    Looking at the picture from left to right, the eggs were laid by the following... Black Australorp, NHR, Lt Brahma and EE.

    Last edited: Oct 3, 2008
  4. Bassleg

    Bassleg Songster

    Jul 25, 2008
    Lebanon Oregon
    They lay about 180 eggs a year and they are brown cackle berrys...
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2008

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