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

    Feb 12, 2015
    I have this Brahma bantam hen, she 35 weeks (8 months) old now and her name is Blondie
    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.

  2. Mary Coleman

    Mary Coleman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 22, 2012
    North Eastern Oregon
    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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