when will baby chicks start laying eggs?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by americana-chick, Jul 24, 2008.

  1. americana-chick

    americana-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are 2 1/2 months old so how much longer till they start laying.
     
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    5 - 6 months old is when they start laying.
     
  3. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have a ways to go. If they are ten weeks old, then you probably have at least 8 or more weeks until they lay. I think the average is around 20-25 weeks of age for most standard breeds.
     
  4. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
    Colorado
    Quote:I agree, but don't let that stop you wishing, hoping, praying, that it will be sooner. I know I did!
     

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