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when to start watching for the bull's eye

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mener6896, Oct 30, 2009.

  1. mener6896

    mener6896 Songster

    Apr 21, 2009
    Noblesville, IN
    okay, my 3 boys are just now going through puberty...they've been getting on some of the girls. However, the hens that they choose to get on aren't laying yet. I only have 2 hens laying, and the boys seem to leave the older women alone. The boys are 20 weeks the big girls are 29. When should I be on the lookout for the bull's eye in the eggs I am getting? Or will the guys leave them alone till the other's start laying too and they've figured stuff out?

    sorry I'm a little unclear about chicken sex [​IMG]

  2. aussieheelr

    aussieheelr Songster

    Well all I can say is one of my girls laid her first egg with the bulls eye there! He wasn't going to wait for anything. Git-R-Done

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