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When do Silkies start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SundownWaterfowl, Jan 12, 2009.

  1. I have some silkies and wonder when they will start to lay. When did your start laying?
     
  2. tfpets

    tfpets Mmm, tastes like chicken

    I have had silkies start laying at 28 weeks! Regular little puffballs that are egg factories at a young age! I think they are born Broody too! I even had a rooster, Q-tip, raise a bunch of chicks who were not his own! He fell in the water tub, and I put him in with the week old chicks, he adopted them all! He is quite the "mother"! He's never laid an egg though!
    Tina/tfpets
     
  3. momofdrew

    momofdrew Songster

    my first egg came 6 months minus 2 days after she hatched
     

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