When do I start giving my hens egg layer?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Quack-a-DoodleDo, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. Quack-a-DoodleDo

    Quack-a-DoodleDo Out Of The Brooder

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    Do I give my hens egg layer before or after they start laying? They are 21 weeks.
     
  2. airmechreed

    airmechreed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It wont hurt them to give it to them now if they are of laying age. Most people will say when they start laying [​IMG]
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    I'd say now is a good time. Hope you get eggs soon:)
     
  4. groundpecker

    groundpecker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When you discover the first egg is a good time.
     
  5. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Overrun With Chickens

    I switch mine over to layer anytime around 18-20 weeks or so, just depending on when I run out of starter/grower.
     

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