just getting started

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mxpres, Jan 27, 2009.

  1. mxpres

    mxpres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 21, 2009
    :)hello,,joined just a few days ago,,Im from North Carolina,I am starting out with 12 golden comet pullets,,I been told they are great layers,17 weeks old as of today,when can I expect them to began laying?any information will be a great help,,thanks..mxpres
  2. Chickie Mamma

    Chickie Mamma Farmer at Heart

    Apr 20, 2008
    Sherman, CT
    Hello, and [​IMG]... I am not sure on that specific breed in regards to egg laying, I am sure someone would know.. Just wanted to welcome you! [​IMG]
  3. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 23, 2008
    graham, nc
    in between 18week and 24weeks, if you can get them 14 hours of light. are you coming to the meet/trade/swap/sell in richland, nc on the 22nd of march? would love to have you come. if you can do a search of post from backswampgirl and go to the post for nc swap
  4. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
  5. mxpres

    mxpres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 21, 2009
    sure would like to make the meet,but ,,wife works every other weekend and that makes it hard to plan anything,where is Richlands?,Im in the poorest county in NC,,caldwell
  6. Chickenhatcher89

    Chickenhatcher89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2008
    Lawrenceburg, TN
  7. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY
  8. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  9. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan

    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]

    This area of the forum is about Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying. It might be the best place on BYC to look for information to answer your question. Feel free to start a new thread for your question there, too. [​IMG]
  10. Jena

    Jena The Welsh Witch

    Nov 2, 2008

    Give them some time yet.

    They will lay when they are ready,

    It takes them time to settle and they are still quite young.

    By the time the weather starts to improve they will be excellent layers.

    Enjoy the site and be patient , it wil be worth it.

    Last edited: Jan 28, 2009

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