When do br's and slw's start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bryan8, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. bryan8

    bryan8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2009
    New york
    I have 2 br's and 2 slw's that are 19 weeks old. At what age do these breeds start laying?
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I'm waiting on my SLWs to start....they're now 31 weeks old!
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    My BR started at 21 weeks.
  4. Tecalli

    Tecalli Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2009
    State College, PA
    My barred rock is now 23 weeks old and no egg yet.
    I was getting really impatient but then I read on BYC that overall health wise (problems related to laying) its better for them to be late bloomers than early starters. That info really helped in me getting over my impatience.
    I am not adding artificial light so she is only getting about 11 hours of daylight currently, so I have low egg laying expectations.

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