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When do Silkies mature?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FarmerBoy24, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. FarmerBoy24

    FarmerBoy24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Usually, When do silkies begin to lay eggs?
     
  2. bikerchic

    bikerchic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most of mine take at least 6 months. My spring girls just started laying last week.
     
  3. FarmerBoy24

    FarmerBoy24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh really? My splash hen isn't laying i got her when she was about 4 mnonths old and that was in JANUARY! [​IMG]
     
  4. MarinMama

    MarinMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine started around 26.5 weeks...
     
  5. FarmerBoy24

    FarmerBoy24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So thats about 5-6 months?
     
  6. cisca-n-max

    cisca-n-max Out Of The Brooder

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    I would say around 5-6 months. thats how mine were.
     
  7. Jencleg

    Jencleg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Lulu is a 7 month old splash & she is not laying either [​IMG]
     
  8. Jay262

    Jay262 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine are around 5 months no eggs yet . Soon though hopefully.
     
  9. FarmerBoy24

    FarmerBoy24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It may just depend on the bird and the ways the owner cares for them.
     
  10. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Mine usually start around 8 months or so. They start alot later than other breeds.
     

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