When do Mediterrean breeds start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Tracydr, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. Tracydr

    Tracydr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Just wondering if anyone with Sicillian Buttercups, Egyptian Fayoumis, Silver or Brown Leghorns or Hamburgs can tell me when their girls started laying. Mine were all hatched around the first or second week of June, I thing around the 10th. I noticed that they all seem to be getting pink in the face, unlike the EE's from the same hatch.[​IMG]
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I have a Sicilian buttercup. She started laying around 22 weeks. She's 2 1/2 now.
     
  3. Tracydr

    Tracydr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Excellent. My two buttercups should be getting close. My Egyptians and Leghorns look really close, as do my "Hamburgers".
     
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    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    They are really pathetic molters too.
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