When do Salmon Faverolles start to lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jessithy, Aug 4, 2009.

  1. happycheeper

    happycheeper Out Of The Brooder

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    I can't imagine that it is normal and sure hope not! I have 5 Faverolles puppets that are almost 3 months old. I'd love some more input from people who've raised them about when to set up my nesting boxes :)
     
  2. happycheeper

    happycheeper Out Of The Brooder

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    Haha!! Auto correct... That should obviously be pullets.
     
  3. chixgodiva

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    I'm watching for replies as well. Mine are about 4 months, so I know not yet, but I'm curious.
     
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Are they hatchery birds or breeder? Hatchery birds start laying sooner, usually 5-6 months.
     
  5. Jacqdiva

    Jacqdiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are from a reputable breeder. I bought eggs and raised them. They have always been healthy happy girls. I got them a mature rooster in his second season. Only thing I can think is I hatched them in August, and that is our winter. So maybe they will start in spring.
     
  6. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    When you posted this on the Fav thread, I asked how much daylight you were getting. Sometimes my late in the season hatches are also late in beginning to lay.
     
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  7. Jacqdiva

    Jacqdiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry must have missed that. Thanks! We have JUST passed winter solstice. It's not spring yet! I'm hoping what you say is the case. HOPING!!!!!!!!
     
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  8. Jacqdiva

    Jacqdiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All I can say is Hallelujah!!![​IMG]
     
  9. Jacqdiva

    Jacqdiva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 more girls to start!! Yay![​IMG][​IMG]
     
  10. happycheeper

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    So, how old were they? And what were your indications that they were close?
     

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