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Rhode Island Red age of laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by barngirlsrule, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. barngirlsrule

    barngirlsrule Songster

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    If you have Rhode Island Reds, at what age do they lay eggs? [​IMG]
     

  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Mine started at 22-23 weeks.
     
  3. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Mine was 7 months old & started laying 12/27/09.
     
  4. barngirlsrule

    barngirlsrule Songster

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    Thank You!!![​IMG]
     
  5. Bunty started laying at 5 1/2 months old. She's my RIR pullet that I hatched this past August.

    She's 8 1/2 months old now.
     
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2009
  6. BawkinOnTheBench

    BawkinOnTheBench Songster

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    Mine hatched Aug of 08, and started laying Feb 09. hardly every misses a day - but she's a weirdo. Most reserved, stand-offish chicken I have.
     
  7. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    A couple of my RIR's started laying at 17 weeks. Most started laying between 20-24 weeks.
     

  8. shangri-lafarms

    shangri-lafarms Songster

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    I have a 43 weeks old RIR not laying yet...hopefully soon
     
  9. myramelinda

    myramelinda In the Brooder

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    i have four RIR....one started laying at 24 weeks (small eggs).....she lays everyday....the other 3 haven't started laying yet....hopefully any day now....
     
  10. CdnMsFit

    CdnMsFit Hatching

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    I have 2 RIRs. One started laying about 2 weeks ago and the other is still freeloading. The FedEx stork brought them to me May 1st of this year. The one who hasn't started laying is the biggest out there but her combs are still quite small..

    She's also mean. She chases me and pecks at my ankles (but protected the little flock from an hawk.. so she can stay)
     

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