Old Enough to Lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by btny9, Jul 24, 2013.

  1. btny9

    btny9 In the Brooder

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    Are my hens old enough to lay? They are almost 23 weeks old.
     
  2. chippysmom327

    chippysmom327 Songster

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    Yes! Depending on the breed, they should be laying any time now. Some breeds mature slower than others.

    A tip: "hens" are actually called "pullets" until they are a year old! [​IMG]
     

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