Ive had laying hens for a while now so I never really got excited about eggs since when I first got them they were all ready laying. Back during the summer hubby told me to order some chicks (think he got sick of my looking in the bator going "ohhh look") At that point he was kind of into the chicken thing (just a tad interested) Anyway, I ordered 20 BR's and 4 EE's, a few got killed along the way (BAD DOG) but I still ended with 3 EE's and a bunch of BR's. Today hubby comes in and says "I think the babies are laying" I said ohhhh why would you think that ? He pulled me out 2 nice sized GREEN eggs 1 cute little dark brown one and about 8 - 10 others that my older girls are giving right now, WOW !!!! 18 - 20 weeks old laying all ready !!! Even in the winter, I'm shocked !!!!!