Please Reply Soon!!!!! Egg question!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickgirl11, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. chickgirl11

    chickgirl11 Out Of The Brooder

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    I need to know ASAP when Rhode Island Reds start laying eggs. Please only give me an answer that you know for sure is true and accurate. I need to know for showing purposes.
     
  2. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

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    18 to 22 weeks old..just like any chicken..when they are ready!
     
  3. chickgirl11

    chickgirl11 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks.
     
  4. halo

    halo Got The Blues

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    Sometimes even longer, depending on the time of year. Accurate to say...when they are good and ready to.
     
  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Quote:Anywhere from 16 to 32 weeks. Chickens are NOT machines, they are living creatures.
     

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