Length of lay

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by yogi, Oct 28, 2012.

  1. yogi

    yogi Out Of The Brooder

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    My pullets started laying in mid-August at about 19 weeks. How long can I expect them to lay before they begin molting or stop for cold weather.I live in WV and use heat lamps but coop isn't really heated.
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They do their first adult molt at around 18 months. Most breeds of pullets continue laying through the winter.
     
  3. yogi

    yogi Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. That would be about this time next year.
     

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