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When did your chickens start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tiffrosef, Oct 16, 2014.

  1. tiffrosef

    tiffrosef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How many weeks old were your chickens when they started laying? I have six older hens that are all about 21 weeks old (2 welsummers, 1 white brahma, 1 new hampshire red, 1 delaware, and one california white). I am hopeful they'll start laying soon.

    What age were your chickens when you started getting eggs in your coop?
     
  2. 1indian

    1indian Out Of The Brooder

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    Four months on the dot for my white rocks. Well, the first one laid the first day and after that it was an avalanche.
     
  3. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Your girls are most likely very close to lay. Do they do the "submissive squat" for you? If so, they are reeeely close to lay....as the old saying goes...."patience, grasshopper!" [​IMG]
     
  4. tiffrosef

    tiffrosef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They do! They squat when they seem happy lol. Also I have several fake eggs in my coop, and my Delaware loves to sit on them. I think she's going to be very broody.
     
  5. tiffrosef

    tiffrosef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got my first egg two days ago from my California White Elsa!!
     

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