Role call! What age did your chickens start laying??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FrankHomestead, May 16, 2017.

  1. FrankHomestead

    FrankHomestead Songster

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    I'd love to hear your answers!:clap
     

  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    25 weeks
     
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  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    Most will start between 4-10 months based on breed and time of year.
     
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  4. Wickedchicken6

    Wickedchicken6 No Rest For The WicKed Premium Member Project Manager

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    5 months for the first groups...and the chicks of those chicks are starting as early as 4 months.
     
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  5. ECSandCCFS

    ECSandCCFS Crowing

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    Around 20 wks for our first batch
     
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  6. FrankHomestead

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    What breed?
     
  7. Mine started between 20 and 24 weeks...
    Orpington , speckled Sussex , Danish Brown and EES...
     
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  8. Cindy in PA

    Cindy in PA Crowing

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    I always have some starting by 18-20 weeks. Chicks are usually hatched in April. Most are laying by 22 weeks. Breeds through the years were Barred Rocks, Buff Orpingtons, Sex Links, EEs, RIRs etc. This year I have a mix of EEs, Partridge Rocks & Australorps, so it remains to be seen!
     
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  9. FrankHomestead

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    Thanks for your answers everyone! I've got red stars 8-1/2 weeks do I've got a bit to go, but I'm so excited!!
     
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  10. Wickedchicken6

    Wickedchicken6 No Rest For The WicKed Premium Member Project Manager

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    EE's covered by EEs and a Cuckoo Marans (I believe he is) Some of the Old English Game were laying a bit earlier too.
     
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