Question about Light Brahma Chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by haileesherd, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. haileesherd

    haileesherd Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I'm new here. I have a question about Light Brahma chickens. At what age do they start to lay? I have three and they are about 5 months old. Also, when do Seramas start to lay? Thanks very much. [​IMG]
     
  2. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They should start laying anytime between now and a month from now. They are one of the slower ones to start. The have the best personalities though, very gentle.
     
  3. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    I love ours!! Yes, about 24-26 weeks to begin laying.
     
  4. haileesherd

    haileesherd Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you very much. [​IMG] They are a very nice breed.
     
  5. Lora C

    Lora C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, ours started laying about 23-24 weeks. Very friendly birds and the first to come running looking for a treat when i come out of the house!
     
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  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    My light brahma started laying at 21 weeks.

    The good news is.......it will be soon.[​IMG]
     
  7. haileesherd

    haileesherd Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thanks. What color eggs do they lay?
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Middle egg is a BR, left top is my light brahma, right top is my EE, left bottom is my RIR and right bottom is my Sicilian buttercup.
     
  9. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    My three Light Brahmas began laying right at five months. But beware, they're prone to broodiness. One of mine refused to get off an empty nest for over a month, and I had to feed her chicken soup to keep her from starving. Also, when they decide to molt, they molt HARD. But mine have been lap hens from chickhood.

    My girls lay light flesh colored eggs.
     
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:And I have a flock of 13 LF brahma hens and a roo and not a broody in the bunch. [​IMG] My darks were late layers, 7 to 9 1/2 months range, but they are much closer to the breed standard than most hatchery brahmas.
     

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