Point of Lay

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by barron, May 6, 2011.

  1. barron

    barron New Egg

    Mar 26, 2011
    My RIRs are 27 weeks - we are in the southern hemisphere and just at the end of autumn - it's still very mild (no frosts yet). Is it likely these hens will come into lay shortly and lay through winter (again mild - frosts but never snow) or is it likely they'll wait till spring? Thanks
  2. 9farmgirl9

    9farmgirl9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2011
    Jasper, Mo
    Our RIR lay better in the winter then they do in the summer, and they even have their molt then too! They should lay just fine as long as they have food, water, and a coop. Ours are [​IMG]

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