No eggs yet :(

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by irvy, Oct 6, 2015.

  1. irvy

    irvy Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 4 sweet hens that I got as chicks in April. Shouldn't they be laying by now? I had them on developer until a few weeks ago and I didn't want to buy another bag of developer since I figured that they would start laying any day so now I have them on laying pellets. They get lots of kitchen scraps, plenty of water, they seem to be happy. I'm confused. [​IMG]

    Kim
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I would imagine that they will begin laying very soon. Signs include reddening of the comb and squatting in front of you. I know its a tough one, but patience is the name of the game i am afraid!

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  3. irvy

    irvy Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you, I just didn't know what was "typical" I keep threatening soup LOL[​IMG]
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    I know what you mean, Maybe hang the stew pot in the coop, see if that works? [​IMG]
     
  5. irvy

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    giggle
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Depending on when you got them in April, they would currently be somewhere between 5 and 6 months old which is when most breeds begin laying so (assuming they are actually pullets) they should begin laying soon.
     

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