when do Cochins begin laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MommyMagpie, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. MommyMagpie

    MommyMagpie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2011
    Salem/Jarvisville, WV
    We just got four Cochin pullets and I was just wondering when I could reasonably expect eggs. They are about 4 months old I think, but when I bent down to pet one of them this afternoon she squatted. They are in new-chicken-quarantine and I wonder if I should provide a nest box in the pen.
  2. wastintime202

    wastintime202 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 30, 2011
    My red sex link squatted for a couple of weeks before the first eggs. You probably have time to get them used to a nest box.

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