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when will it Happen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by I-Have-Happy-Hens, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Songster

    Jun 16, 2010
    Carrboro, NC
    I have 4 EEs 1 BA and 1 BJG and ther are 18 weeks today and in was wondering when I can expect eggs.

    Thanks [​IMG]

  2. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Songster

    Dec 30, 2008
    hollister, florida
    ide say in a about 2 to 5 weeks. or even sooner or later.
  3. MakNugget

    MakNugget Songster

    May 31, 2010
    Portland, OR
    The EE's are late bloomers from many accounts on this board, so you may be getting 1-2 eggs at peak until the EEs start pitching in.

    My BA hasn't laid and is at 27 weeks. My other gals have laid; RIR at 23 and BO at 24, and I get 1-2 eggs a day.

    I'll echo others advice and let them surprise you with eggs. I couldn't do it, but I wish I had since after 18 weeks I was driving myself nuts until I received my first egg 5 weeks later. Oh boy are they worth the wait.
  4. blueberrychickens

    blueberrychickens Songster

    May 12, 2010
    Hudson, MA
    Mine are also 18 weeks today!! I got a squat this morning from one of my gold laced wyandottes! Waiting forever it seems for eggs!

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