Silkies start to lay

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by stilwellchick, May 17, 2008.

  1. stilwellchick

    stilwellchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At what age do Silkies begin laying?
     
  2. alex

    alex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    5-6 months of age.
     
  3. stilwellchick

    stilwellchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, I thought I had read that they start a bit later than standard hens. Thanks Alex.
     
  4. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    Some do. I have alot of mine start about 7 months old.
     
  5. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine were 7 mos too
     

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