when do guineas lay?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Chick_in_Indiana, Jan 8, 2008.

  1. Chick_in_Indiana

    Chick_in_Indiana Songster

    Dec 14, 2007
    NE Indiana
    My female guinea is about 8 months old and hasnt started laying yet. Is she waiting until spring? Are chicken the same way? My youngest are about 5-6 months are they arent laying yet either. Thanks.[​IMG]
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    My guineas usually don't lay until June or so, so mine are usually almost a year old before they lay. I'm sure it also depends on where you're located and what the weather is like.
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Guineas are seasonal layers and dont lay over winter; the exception would be the French Guineas, if given proper lighting.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: