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When do Bantams Lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by coopaloop, May 15, 2010.

  1. coopaloop

    coopaloop In the Brooder

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    When can I expect my bantam cochins and silkies to lay? They are close to 4 months now.
     

  2. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Songster

    Dec 28, 2009
    between 5 1/2 and 6 1/2 months....sorry
     
  3. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Crowing

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    They lay very sporadically, at least mine do, they started around 25 weeks. I think my silkie has laid a total of about 10 eggs in a year
     
  4. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Songster

    Dec 28, 2009
    well that's when all of my chickens began to lay...I don't have any silkies though. I have bantam D'Uccles and full size Salmon Faverolles,Partridge Cochins,& Ameraucanas.
     

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