this really confuses me.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Johnn, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    My chicken has not layed her first egg yet and it is going to be snowing in a week or 2 and if she hasnt layed it by then will she wait till next year because of the weather?
     
  2. Angiebubs

    Angiebubs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Johnn-my understanding is-it depends on which breed of chicken you have. Some chickens will lay close to normal through the winter while others slow down or stop.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    No, you won't have to wait until spring. She'll lay when she's ready.
     
  4. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    LOL

    Brooded out some New Hampshire based RSL's last fall and they came into lay in January. Our January weather here is -30C at night and -5C during the day and we only have 7 hours of sunlight. The laid like gangbusters.
     
  5. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    myne is a cream legbar and i hope she dosent wait longer least she is at the bottom of the pecking order
     

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