When do chickens normally start laying?

Kelsie2290

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Hello :frow And Welcome To BYC! X2, it largely depends on the breed, breeds meant mostly for egg laying usually start sooner, breeds like Silkies that are mostly for pets/ornamental will often start a lot later.
 

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Average is 25 weeks, but some breeds will start as young as 17 weeks, some will only start aged about 30+ weeks. What breeds have you got?
 

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