when will my baby chicks lay

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ange, May 19, 2010.

  1. ange

    ange Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my chicks are about 2 months old., i have placed in ther other hen population, they are doing fine. My question is when will they start to lay, they are rir and l barred rock., MY other rir did not lay until 9 months old, will these do the same or maybe not as long, since they are with other laying hens
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Depends on the breed, but generally 4 to 6 months. I had two hens that didn't lay until they were 9 1/2 months old, but they are brahmas.
     

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