Question about Silkie laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by herechickchick, Jan 30, 2008.

  1. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    I have a Silkie pullet that has never laid an egg. She will be a year old in march. Whats up?
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Silkies are odd like that... are you certain it's not a roo in hiding? It's not unusual to take 8-9 mo to lay.
     
  3. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Quote:POSITIVE, No rooster here. It doesn't really matter I just wondered if I should be concerned.
     
  4. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    Concerned about a silkie not laying?? Ha, in case she (your silkie) hasn't informed you, silkies aren't real chickens, they are BETTER than real chickens and therefore are not required to perform such chickenly tasks as egg laying. My girls only lay when they want to, and I have one now that's been in the nestbox, sitting on nothing, for about 2 weeks.
     
  5. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
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