Warren Hens 17 weeks old

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by coaster, Sep 26, 2008.

  1. coaster

    coaster New Egg

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    Sep 26, 2008
    Hi I have 4 warren hens 17 weeks old at what age will they start laying and do they usually lay on a night while in the coop ?
     
  2. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2007
    Arkansas
    Boy I had to do some research on this one, I had never heard of Warren breed before.

    OK Isa Warren's are a production breed, suppose to be top layers of nice size brown eggs. Therefore my guess would be they will begin to produce at about 5 months. 20 weeks.

    There combs will turn a bright red soon, once you see that the eggs will be coming soon, weaher, stress, available light and feed will all play a factor. If you have not started them on Layer feed, given the breed, I would do so now.
     

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