What Time Did They Start

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by nickrex98, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. nickrex98

    nickrex98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how old were your hatchery hens start to lay

    im still waiting for my austrlorps to lay and they are 18 weeks old
     
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2011
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    It's somewhat dependent on the breed and somewhat dependent on the individual hen.

    Australorps are considered relatively early maturing, but this time of year I think 18 weeks is expecting a bit much.
     

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