Laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dr1939, Jan 1, 2015.

  1. dr1939

    dr1939 Out Of The Brooder

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    At what age do pullets usually start laying?
     
  2. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Usually 19 -24 weeks
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    This depends on several factors - the breed, the source (hatchery birds are bred for fast production, breeder birds focus more on other factors and production in them can be later), the time of year that they are hatched/what part of the world it takes place in, diet, etc.
    The "normal" range for onset of production runs a pretty broad spectrum from 5-8 months or longer.
     
  4. dr1939

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    Thank you for the reply. I'm not sure what the breed is I have 3 that were hatched on 8/9/14. I live in Florida.
     
  5. dr1939

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    Thank you I have 3 born on 8/9/14. They do not have much of a comb showing and I am not sure of the breeds. I live in Florida.
     

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