when do chickens begin laying?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lunaflacita, Sep 4, 2008.

  1. lunaflacita

    lunaflacita New Egg

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    When do chickens begin laying eggs, I am getting a silkie and a frizzle and I am just curious.
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  2. keljonma

    keljonma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    Anywhere from 18 weeks to 30 weeks, depending on the breed.
     
  3. coltsrox

    coltsrox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my layed when she was 20 weeks i heard 20+ weeks so i would go with that.
     
  4. Maryallison77

    Maryallison77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats on getting the new chicks! I have 2 frizzles and so far they are by far my favorite chicks to look at!!! [​IMG]
     
  5. Maryallison77

    Maryallison77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I forgot to answer your question cause I was excited about your frizzle--haha! I have heard at about 4 months old. By no means am I the expert though cause I still haven't seen a egg! Mine at just now 4 months old and I run out there everymorning hoping to see my surprise!!!!!!!
     
  6. jadude

    jadude Chillin' With My Peeps

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