Its the final countdown !

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by PunkerTechnoRoo?ter, Jun 17, 2009.

  1. PunkerTechnoRoo?ter

    PunkerTechnoRoo?ter Songster

    Dec 29, 2008
    If my calulations are correct I bought my 5 Orpingtons on March 18 so on July 18 they will be exactly 18 weeks old. Im crossing my fingers hoping the laying will begin ! THEN the next week my 4 RIR hens will be 18 weeks old as well. I hope the eggs come in droves.

    One question - Is it okay that Im feeding them layer feed now or am I suppose to wait until the 18th week ?
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Wait till the 18th week.

    I didn't get any eggs from any of my hens until week 20.

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