When Do My Road Island Red Hens Start Laying.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rooster brandon., Sep 11, 2010.

  1. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I Need Help At What Age Do Hens Start To Lay?????????please Help....there At Laying Age Its Just I Got Them About 5 Days Ago And They Haven't Started Laying Yet...........please Help.......
     
  2. Knight Hawk Ranch

    Knight Hawk Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are already a point of laying, then they will need to settle into their new home for a couple weeks before they start back up. Are their combs bright red, this indicates maturity enough for laying.

    Give them a couple weeks to settle in before expecting any amount of eggs.
     
  3. rooster brandon.

    rooster brandon. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank You That Really Helps I Will Do That............god Bless.......
     
  4. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It really depends on each bird.. My girls were 27weeks old when they started. One had bright red comb for about three weeks before she started to lay...
     
  5. BetterHensandGardens

    BetterHensandGardens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It really does depend on each bird, we currently have pullets just coming into laying, and althouth they're all the same age - one started at seventeen weeks (surprised us), one at nineteen weeks, one at 21 weeks, one at 22, and two haven't started yet.

    Also, if they've just been stressed (such as moving), they do need time to settle down and get comfortable before they'll produce. Get them into a routine, get them comfortable with their surroundings, feeling safe, and those eggs will show up! [​IMG]
     
  6. hen101

    hen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    most chickens start laying 5 to 7 weeks have fun waiting for some good eggs
     
  7. hen101

    hen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sry never mine thts wat my friend told me
     
  8. hen101

    hen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    21 to 25 weeks of age although a couple of mine started at 17 and 19 weeks it impresed me and my friend.[​IMG]
     
  9. LoveChickens123

    LoveChickens123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. hen101

    hen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah i know but mine usually start early
     

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