What's the youngest your hens have started laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Shrader, Aug 28, 2008.

  1. Shrader

    Shrader Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 chickens that are just over a year old.
    They've been laying for quite a while.
    I also have 2 EE chicks that are just over 12 weeks old.
    This morning, I got 4 full size eggs, then one tiny brownish/ blue-ish egg.
    Is it possible that one of my EEs is laying at 12 weeks?
    I can't think of any other way to account for it.
    Thanks.
     
  2. edster951

    edster951 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Leghorn/shaver X

    12-14 weeks...tiny we fart eggs, as they were on the grass first time round.
     
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    wow that is early! Mine are all just 15 weeks but no eggs yet. I'm hoping by 18 weeks they will lay some eggs [​IMG] Good luck with yours! Let us know if you find out for sure.
     

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