When do Easter Eggers lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jarclyn, Jul 27, 2013.

  1. jarclyn

    jarclyn In the Brooder

    Mar 12, 2013
    Southern Arkansas
    My chickens are almost 5 months old, and someone is laying, but I know it's not my beloved EE. I've heard that they're kind of slow on the laying, but how slow? Does anyone have any experience with EEs and their laying habits? I can't wait to get some beautiful eggs from her, so I'm very curious! Thanks so much!
  2. EE's have a tendency toward laying later than most. It can take 6 to 9 months from the experiences I have read of some hear on BYC . Although I had an EE lay at 16 weeks old once. That is NOT the norm though.

    Be patient it won't be too much longer.
  3. creepygothnursi

    creepygothnursi In the Brooder

    Jun 27, 2013
    I just got my first egg from my EEs today, at 19 weeks and one day. I think this is earlier than the norm though, I've heard 25-30 weeks for EEs.
  4. ibreathe4u

    ibreathe4u Chirping

    Jun 27, 2012
    My EE laid her first egg at 20 weeks to the day.

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