When did your silkies start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Egg_newton, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. Egg_newton

    Egg_newton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three that are about 28 weeks and I can't tell if they are boys or girls. The lady that sold them to me said she will trade out any fellas. I already have a splash roo. Hopefully, at least one of the little buggers will give me eggs. When should I start expecting them? From what I've read they can take a while.
     
  2. OpheliaChick

    OpheliaChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Yesterday I got my first Silkie egg! [​IMG] So about 22 weeks. But from what I have been reading that is kinda early? [​IMG] I hope you get eggs soon!!
     
  3. bukbugack

    bukbugack Out Of The Brooder

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    My silkies are 30 weeks old and still no eggs. All of my other birds started between six and eight weeks ago.
     
  4. babsh

    babsh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silkie is 28 weeks and just started laying.
     
  5. Egg_newton

    Egg_newton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone else?
     
  6. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My silkie was born on July 1, no eggs yet!!!!!!!!!!! 19 weeks
     
  7. dreamcatcher

    dreamcatcher Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 that are 33 weeks and no eggs, my husband says maybe I need to go and show them how it is done. [​IMG]
     
  8. Egg_newton

    Egg_newton Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Finally!!!! I just got the first egg Thursday [​IMG]
     
  9. littlethorn

    littlethorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It took 24 weeks for mine to start laying.

    Edited to add: Grats on the egg!
     
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2010
  10. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got her first egg yesterday - 32 weeks
     

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