when should they start to lay

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickabator, Mar 8, 2008.

  1. chickabator

    chickabator Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 30, 2007
    ky
    I have 16 21 week old BR pullets . what age should they start laying? a couple of their combs are really starting to turn red but the rest of them are still pink.
     
  2. Ga Chicken Mom

    Ga Chicken Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jul 24, 2007
    All my girls had red combs and started squatting about 2 weeks before the first eggs. They were 24 weeks at first lay. Seems like we waited forever but the eggs are sure worth the wait.
     
  3. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    My RIR's and Black sexies started laying at 22weeks. Once it started I was getting 6-8 eggs a day out of my 8 girls.
     

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