totaly dumb question but

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Rebecca1, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. Rebecca1

    Rebecca1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am getting a bit impatient. When will my girls start laying we got them in March so they would be around 3 months old now.
     
  2. ReikiStar

    ReikiStar Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wait another 2 -3 months, depending on their breed.
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    I have had them lay as early as 16 weeks (4 mos.) but the norm for me has been between 18 and 24 weeks.
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    It depends on the breed, but generally around 20 weeks. It's actually better for their bodies to lay later.
     
  5. MommaOrp

    MommaOrp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i wouldn't be worried or anything, i've had to wait till 24 weeks for my orps!
     

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