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What age do silkies start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Philidelphia Eagles, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. Philidelphia Eagles

    Philidelphia Eagles In the Brooder

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    Mine are 5 Months.
     

  2. emys

    emys Songster

    Nov 19, 2008
    Idaho
    usually around 6 months
     
  3. Lisa202

    Lisa202 Songster

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    My silkies started laying at 18 weeks
     
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    My girls must really be slow. I have had a few pop one out around 6 mths, but the norm here is 7 mths sometimes 8.
     
  5. Fanamama

    Fanamama In the Brooder

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    Mine just started at 22 weeks and 3 days! but only 3 of the 5...hmmm, 2 slo-pokes or 2 roos??? Think they're pullets so I'll be patient! [​IMG]
     
  6. rlmcconnell37

    rlmcconnell37 In the Brooder

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    Mine were all pretty close to 22 weeks when they started.
     

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