Only One Out Of Three Laying, Timing???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nancypo, Aug 13, 2010.

  1. nancypo

    nancypo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My one gold/red sex linked (same age as the black S.L.) has been laying for about 2 weeks. My one RIR isn't laying yet either, she's a week or so younger. Do hens just have a different time to start laying or? I thought they'd all start about the same time... Any ideas???
     
    Last edited: Aug 13, 2010
  2. Supernatural

    Supernatural Out Of The Brooder

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    Just like people, chickens reach sexual maturity in their own time. My five were all hatched on the same day, and I had one start at 21 weeks, one at 22, and one at 23-- still waiting on the other two.
     
  3. nancypo

    nancypo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks... I thought maybe that was the case...
     
  4. nancypo

    nancypo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like Rosie's finally getting ready! She very restless, panting hard, kept hiding in the yard for the last hour or so, now is up scratching around in the nesting box. I hear an egg song in my future [​IMG]
     
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