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when can I expect eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by imzadi, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. imzadi

    imzadi Chirping

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    Three pullets...red star about 10 weeks old
    light brahma, bantum, about 5.5 months old
    lace wyandot, bantum, about 5.5 months old

    Thanks :)
     

  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Generally pullets start laying between 20-24 weeks. Some breeds are slower maturing and take longer. (like brahma's)
     
  3. mickey328

    mickey328 Songster

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    Yep, I wouldn't be concerned till after 25 weeks at least.
     

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