When will my orpington and wyandotte start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by KingR0o5t3r, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. KingR0o5t3r

    KingR0o5t3r Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know that every chicken is different, but has anyone had a buff orpington or silver laced wyandotte and know when they started laying????? Mine are about 4 months and im pretty excited for their first eggs
     
  2. WalkingOnSunshine

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    I've had both breeds. If I remember correctly, mine started to lay around 28 weeks.
     
  3. KingR0o5t3r

    KingR0o5t3r Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :) okay Thankyou :)
     
  4. MorgansManor

    MorgansManor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have girls that were hatched on July 9 th and one of the 4 buffs starting lay yesterday. I also have silver laced wynadotte but they seem a little behind the other girls. So exciting probably anyday!
     
  5. KingR0o5t3r

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    Okay thanks your buffs are exactly a month older than mine:)
     
  6. MorgansManor

    MorgansManor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Then get ready because I would say in a month or so you will have eggs. Another good indication is your hens will start squatting and hanging out in the nesting boxes. Also my girls start clucking almost screaming when the get ready for the first egg something I was not expecting...
     
  7. KingR0o5t3r

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    I already have some laying hens, so I know that whole procedure haha I'm just knew to these breeds
     

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