When did YOUR chickens start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Gvnam, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. Gvnam

    Gvnam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, I wanted to see when your chickens started laying to guestemite about when mine will.

    State the breed and how many weeks old they are.

    Ex.

    Rhode Island Reds- 19 weeks
     
  2. MommyMagpie

    MommyMagpie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two Red Sex Links, one began at 19 weeks 2 days and the other at 20 weeks 4 days.
     
  3. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
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    My White Rock laid at exactly 18 weeks. I have an Ameracauna and Dark Brahma bantam that are 26 weeks and still haven't and I also have a 20 week Ameracauna who still hasn't laid, AND a Black Sex-link and Rhode Island Red who are both 16 weeks and should be laying soon! :)
     
  4. joneus

    joneus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EE's are 21 weeks and havent done a darned thing! [​IMG]

    (they probably will next weekend when I go visit my husband and my neighbor is in charge of taking acre of them, LOL!)
     
  5. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
    Idaho
    Quote:I know how you feel! 26 WEEKS!! And STILL waiting!! lol
     
  6. Imprfctme

    Imprfctme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today! Today today today! We had our first egg and it was wow so worth the wait. I'm giddy with excitement, you'd think I laid it. Our girls are about 21 - 23 wks old? Kinda lost track there.
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Estimate based on average


    hatchery Brahmas - 21 weeks

    non-hatchery Brahmas - 28-34 weeks

    Easter Eggers - 20 weeks

    Ameraucanas - 20-30 weeks

    Araucanas - 17-24 weeks

    hatchery Wyandottes - 20 weeks

    hatchery New Hampshires - 20 weeks

    hatchery Polish - 21 weeks

    non-hatchery Polish - 24-30 weeks

    French Marans - 21-28 weeks

    Shamos - 21-24 weeks

    non-hatchery Jersey Giants - 21-28 weeks
     
  8. chick4chix

    chick4chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silver laced wyandotte -21.5 weeks
    EE -24 weeks
    Golden laced wyandotte -25 weeks
    EE -26 weeks
    EE -32 weeks
    EE -36 weeks
     
  9. debs_flock

    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    Yesterday and today I got my first two eggs -

    Leghorn - 19 weeks and six days
    Plymouth Rock - 20 weeks

    [​IMG]

    Deb
     
  10. ChickenScratchin

    ChickenScratchin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Buff Orpington - 18wk 3days
    RIRs (Prod) - 19 wk
    Barred Rock - 20 wk
    Australorp - 22-23 wk

    At 24 wks all but 2 of 19 are laying, but I don't know which 2 (suspect one or two Australorps and maybe a BR) [​IMG]
     

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