What was the longest wait for your pullet's first egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bobbieschicks, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    I have a 34 week old Ancona. She has looked ready for a month, but still no eggs.

    So I was wondering if she holds the record for waiting to lay her 1st egg.
     
  2. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aw, I'm sorry your still waiting...[​IMG]As you probably know, mine layed at 33 weeks.
     
  3. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    Thanks - I'm hoping it won't be much longer. But I think she isn't the norm - or else I'd have alot of responses saying not to worry - LOL!


     
  4. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    We waited over 9 months for BBS Orpington to lay this past year. Actually they didn't lay until this year. One of them is a dud, she's either still not laying or only lays the oddball speckled egg that shows up once or twice a week. Minnie will be stew.
     
  5. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    I waited almost 11 months for my LF Cochin girls to start laying. Some of them didn't follow until a few weeks after the first started. They took FOREVER!
     
  6. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    Thanks everyone - I just think it's a shame that our 25 week old silkie has already begun to lay and AC, now almost 35 weeks old, hasn't. So frustrating!
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I waited 11 months for a welsummer pullet to start laying.
     
  8. bobbieschicks

    bobbieschicks Chicken Tender

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    C is still going for the "longest wait to lay her eggs" award. She has her acceptance speech written and gown picked out. :/
     

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