New to chickens, Vancouver Island Canada

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by j and bs hens, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. j and bs hens

    j and bs hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, we just got our little girls. Four 4 week olds. Have them in the house with us for the next month or so. Can't wait to see what they will look like grown up. Love them already, and it's been 18 hours.

    When do they normally lay their first egg?? Does it change for every breed? Ah, I'm so green.... Glad to finally have them though. ;)
     
  2. andiphant

    andiphant Out Of The Brooder

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    Sounds wonderful! I am hoping to get my first set tomorrow (4 cinnamon queen pullets). Can't wait to be a true chicken owner! Best wishes to you!
     
  3. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from Washington State glad you joined us!
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Southwest Ohio
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So happy you joined. Good luck with your girls. Some breeds start laying eggs around 18-20 weeks old. Some might not lay until 25-30 weeks. Depends on the breed and the number of light hours they will be recieving at laying age. :thumbsup
     
  9. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BackYardChickens.
     
  10. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Every breed is different and every chicken is different. To sum it up, they will lay when they are good and ready to lay. Sadly, you can't really narrow it down any more than that. They are women, you know (...but, I didn't say that!) [​IMG]
     

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