The Question that just won't go away.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Oceanseve, May 27, 2008.

  1. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The phrasing just changes - When will I get eggs!!??

    When do buff orps and barred rocks usually start laying?
     
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Anywhere from16-28 weeks of age.
     
  3. Nichole77

    Nichole77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You will get eggs when you have completely lost your mind and can't wait any longer. Then when you are about to give up and just bought a carton of eggs, then they will lay.
     
  4. Bi0sC0mp

    Bi0sC0mp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    when the hen is good and darn ready on her time on her terms then you will get eggs [​IMG]
     
  5. farm_mom

    farm_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Buff Orpingtons laid at 18 weeks, my Barred Rocks at 20 weeks.
     
  6. priszilla

    priszilla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you need tp have the "talk" wiht them- explain that you are hungry and that they have 2 choices- they can either start laying eggs-- or get cooked-[​IMG]
     
  7. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] thanks I needed that
     
  8. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Move a BBQ real close to the coop! Put a couple of jars of POULTRY herbs and spices on top...................
     
  9. Nichole77

    Nichole77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]
     
  10. mirandamommy

    mirandamommy Out Of The Brooder

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    Didn't see this thread before I posted, guess you kinda answered my question...
     

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