Pics of Barred Rocks, are they close?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LinseyFL, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. LinseyFL

    LinseyFL New Egg

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    My Barred Rock flock. They are 28 weeks. No eggs yet. Do you think they are getting close?? Should I feed them anything other than layer pellets?
     
  2. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Nope, you're doing just fine. They will lay very soon for you.
     
  3. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
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    yeah they are pretty close, I would look for a hidden nest.
     
  4. dee88

    dee88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, 28 weeks and no eggs! They look like they're ready to lay! I have 2 BR at age 20 wks. and no eggs yet for me either! Does anyone know if BR lay later?
     
  5. Hollywood Chickens

    Hollywood Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
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    mine started layed at 28 and 32 weeks.
     
  6. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my RIR just started laying & I took this picture of her today. Shes 25 weeks but I'm sure they all lay when i[​IMG]ts their day. You never know. Good Luck!!!!!!!!!!
     
  7. willkatdawson

    willkatdawson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have beautiful rocks. They are my FAVORITE breed!!!!! Yours looks so clean. I live in Ga and poor Oprah has red clay stains...
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  8. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I forgot to mention. I asked the guy I bought my chickens from Hey when will they lay the guy said 25 weeks & sure enough bingo. Probably just coincidence.
     
  9. trunkman

    trunkman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 26, 2009
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    very soon!![​IMG]
     
  10. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My BR were 27 and 30 weeks old when they started laying.. BUT their combs were much more red and a little larger than yours are. It seems the combs grew and changed over just a few days after they reached this stage... Keep waiting--it will happen..
     

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