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Laying hens

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ICB42, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. ICB42

    ICB42 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 22, 2015
    I had a question, at what age does a hen start laying? She's a Rhode Island Red and she's 21 weeks and he other one we got when we got here is rooster (he was crowing yesterday!) my question is when should she start laying?
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Rhode island reds will usually start to lay between 5-7 months depending on the breeding behind them.

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