Laying age for cochins and silkies?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by marlene, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a few cochins that are 15 weeks old and a silkie that is 16 weeks old, what age can i expect these breeds to start laying?
    I know it's no time soon as they don't lay till quite late.
     
  2. Blue Ninja

    Blue Ninja Out Of The Brooder

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    My silkies all started laying between 6 and 7 months old.
     
  3. rmh0508

    rmh0508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Cochin Bantams were between 19 and 20 weeks when they started on Christmas Eve [​IMG]
     
  4. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow that is great, is that not early for cochins? i thought they started laying quite late.
     
  5. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Cochin Luna is 8 months old and has always had a red comb, but alas no eggs :( I'm excited because I've seen my male bantam Cochin, Johnny Cash, mate with her all the time and I would love some chicks from them.
     
  6. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If your roo is mating her then hopefully it won't be much longer for your eggs from her.
     

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