practice laying for a really long time

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Lady Who, Nov 20, 2015.

  1. Lady Who

    Lady Who Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have this Brahma bantam hen, she 35 weeks (8 months) old now and her name is Blondie

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1052477/confusing-hen#post_16110545
    this is a question i had on this thread but no one answered

    She's been practice laying since she was 16 weeks old? and she 34 weeks now :/
    Her sister is the same age as her. i know all chickens are different when they start laying but im vary worried something else is wrong.

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  2. Mary Coleman

    Mary Coleman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used to have a little Old English Game bantam named Pearl who would always go to the nesting boxes from a young age and make herself a little nest and just sit in it for the longest time without laying an egg. For weeks she would do this, but she never laid an egg until one day I went to go collect the eggs and found the tiniest little egg I've ever seen. From that day on we got quite a few eggs from her. We called them "Pearl eggs". I think Blondie will lay eventually, maybe she's waiting until spring time to lay. [​IMG]
     

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