When do your Welsummers start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 4boysmom, Aug 14, 2009.

  1. 4boysmom

    4boysmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 12, 2007
    My Welsummers turned 20 weeks on July 25th. I have 5 hens.....only get 1 egg every couple days. What is the age range they start laying?
  2. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    I think 22 to 24 weeks is the norm. I have different breeds of chickens and they are all 23 weeks old now and there is only one that hasnt laid yet, so anytime now you should get more eggs.
  3. bigredfeather

    bigredfeather Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2008
    Yorkshire, Ohio
    I had one start at 18 weeks and the other 2 joined her about 2 weeks later. They haven't been steady yet. They are 24 weeks now. I get 8-10 eggs per week from three hens. I hope they will be more consistant as they age.

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