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What ages should I start looking for eggs from my hens?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicken Fruit, May 14, 2009.

  1. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Songster

    Feb 25, 2009
    Echo Homestead
    I have

    EE's, a welsummer, BA's, a light brahma (maybe two)... When will the ladies start to lay? Its 20 weeks too soon to hope for eggs from someone?

    Edit: the oldests are 11weeks, the babies are still just 7.
     
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  2. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Songster

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    18wks is the average, some lay a bit before, some several weeks later.
     
  3. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Songster

    Feb 25, 2009
    Echo Homestead
    anyone have any person experience with those breeds?
     

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