Laying Eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MissChessy, May 14, 2008.

  1. MissChessy

    MissChessy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone know of what age does the Danish Brown Leghorns start laying eggs? Mine are 15 weeks old today.
     
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    MissChessy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    I don't know exactly when they will lay, but Leghorns do seem to start earlier than the other breeds. They still have a little time to go, though.
    You will know they are ready to lay when their waddles and combs become red and they squat when you scratch their back or when a rooster is around (that means they are mating age).
     
  4. MissChessy

    MissChessy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh okay. Thanks for the information. Right now they are awfully flighty and wild! I'm starting to notice some are getting more red around the eyes and the waddles whereas before they were a pale yellow color.
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