Rhode Island Reds Laying Age

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jccatcher, Jul 22, 2009.

  1. Jccatcher

    Jccatcher Out Of The Brooder

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    How old do my Rhode Island Reds have to be to lay eggs?
     
  2. popcornpuppy

    popcornpuppy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any where from 18 weeks and up. By the time they are 30 weeks old, they should be laying on a regular basis and producing consistant size eggs.
     
  3. NCricky

    NCricky Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 5 RIR's 24 weeks old and not see the first egg yet.[​IMG]
     
  4. classless chickens

    classless chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be anytime.
    My "complete encyclopedia of CHICKENS" says between 4 and 5 months. They lay on average 220 eggs per year.
     
  5. sweetcorn

    sweetcorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 5 were between 20 and 24 weeks .
     

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