When do silkies start laying?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by LALADY1101, Jan 6, 2010.

  1. LALADY1101

    LALADY1101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 silkie hens that were born in June. Should they be laying yet? I have a brown leghorn that's about 2 weeks younger than my silkies and she's already laying. Will the silkies be ready to go broody in the Spring?
     
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    6 to 8 months, sometimes longer. I wouldn't worry just yet.
     
  3. LALADY1101

    LALADY1101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!!
     

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