So my chicks were about a week old the last week of April. A family member and I brought chicks home from the same place on the same day. His chickens have began laying, where at the moment I have not found/seen any pullets. I was told I should begin seeing pullets or eggs around mid October when they would be about 6 months old. I did end up with a rooster in my flock, where he only had hens. Would the rooster factor into why my girls aren't laying yet?