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when do my Booted Bantam chicks start laying eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by stretchy4u2, Nov 22, 2015.

  1. stretchy4u2

    stretchy4u2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 4 hens born sep 16, 2015 when do they start laying eggs. Can I start them on finishing developing pullet rations now 11/22/2015?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm still waiting on my d'uccle from this year, she's 5 1/2 months, I'm trying to remember, I believe they start around 6-7 months old. I'm not familiar with the ration you mentioned, I keep mine on a grower or an all flock, if I switch over to a layer, I would do it after they begin laying.
     
  3. stretchy4u2

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    Thank you so much, that's been the most informative information.I feel confident nowen I go to the Tractor Supply I will by all flock until they start laying eggs.[​IMG]
     

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