New layers and cooler weather

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kmixon, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. kmixon

    kmixon Out Of The Brooder

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    So I know that when they first start laying they are not very regular. And that when the weather gets cooler/winter sets they slow down production too.

    If I have girls that just started laying, what should I expect for the cooler weather? Will it just vary from chick to chick? My girls are just over 20 weeks and I have 2 out of 5 laying.
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine mostly are pretty regular once they get started. You will probably find they will lay very well this winter, but next fall they will go into a molt and won't lay much for you next winter.
     
  3. ibarbidahl

    ibarbidahl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Crossing fingers hoping this to hold true. It would be nice to have eggs all through the winter! LOL. (For both of us!)
     
  4. kmixon

    kmixon Out Of The Brooder

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    I am hoping that is how it will be! *fingers* crossed!
    Now if my other 3 would start laying.....
     

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