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What age did your BLACK STAR first lay?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by 4LadyFriends, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. 4LadyFriends

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    And when did they begin to lay regularly? [​IMG]
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    My Black Sex Links (Black Star is one of the labels under which hatcheries such as Murray McMurray markets them) typically start laying from 20-24 weeks, sometimes a little earlier. I think that the earliest that I ever got an egg from one of them was 17 weeks. I have raised them for years and they have consistently been my best layers, giving me 6 (occasionally 7) eggs per week per hen.
     

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