What age did your golden comet ( red sex link) start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by vjbakke, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. vjbakke

    vjbakke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have read that are early layers. What age did your start laying?
     
  2. AKsmama

    AKsmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have black sex links and I believe we got our first egg from a BSL at 18 weeks or so. Hybrids generally start between 17-20 weeks, but it's not a hard and fast rule.
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    If they are from commercial stock, which most are, they usually start with squatting at 15 weeks. Pullet eggs sometime around week 17 and full blown lay at 18 weeks.
     
  4. AnaD

    AnaD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine started at about 18-19 weeks.
     
  5. aggie9296

    aggie9296 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    16-17 weeks. Mostly small egg, then a few double yolkers. Now at about 7 months, extra large size, except for one who lays medium.
     

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