when will my pullets start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by wjallen05, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. wjallen05

    wjallen05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered some Leghorn pullets from Ideal back in January (1-07-09 hatch) when do you guys think they will start to lay?

    TIA~
     
  2. BeccaOH

    BeccaOH Morning Gem Farm

    Oct 3, 2008
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    It can vary from chicken to chicken. I believe my Red Sex Links are now 19-20 weeks and 2 of the 4 just started to lay.
     
  3. chickenfever

    chickenfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably by the end of May.
     
  4. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    Our fall chickens, including the two leghorns started laying at about 22-24 weeks of age. At least one of our 3 new spring chickens (black sex-links) has just started laying at about 18 weeks of age. I'd say your chickens will probably start laying anwhere between 18-22 weeks of age.
     
  5. chicky gal1

    chicky gal1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very good question, so 18-22 weeks is about average.. good info!
     

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