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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chicchickmama77, May 12, 2016.

  1. chicchickmama77

    chicchickmama77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone!! So excited to be a part of this new world!! I don't know anyone with chickens so I will probably have a lot of questions. We got 2 baby chicks 25 weeks ago. A brown Ameracuana and a black sex link. Love them to pieces!!! Our sex link just laid her first egg 3 days ago!! It was like Christmas!! Since hen we have seen nothing. Is this common? I keep looking and hoping but nothing is there. It seems most other sex links usually lay earlier too, so wondering why it took her so long. Any feedback would be very appreciated!! Thanks!!
     
  2. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! I do not have sexlinks but yes it is common for birds to lay a first egg and then go on hiatus for a while, so no worries. Happy to have you here!
     
  3. chicchickmama77

    chicchickmama77 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so so so much!!
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome Welcome. Pullets are very unpredictable in their first few months of laying. Nothing to worry about to much just yet.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Flock Master Premium Member

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    It takes awhile for a pullet to work out any kinks in the system . Usually they start with small eggs and then work up to larger ones.
     
  6. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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