when will my rirs start laying they are 9 weeks old

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jtr, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. jtr

    jtr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i want to know when my rirs should start laying could someone please tell me thanks oh by the way they are 9 weeks old now
     
  2. chickensbythesea

    chickensbythesea Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Between 18 and 22 weeks, usually.
     
  3. jtr

    jtr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks so about 3 more months cant wait
     
  4. MarinMama

    MarinMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if they are early layers you might get as early as 16 weeks but more like after 20 weeks...the wait is excruciating, isn't it...
     
  5. jtr

    jtr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah it is do you have rir pullets too
     
  6. kscottjoyce

    kscottjoyce Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My older RIRs started laying last December at exactly 20 weeks of age. I have two pullet RIRs that reach 20 weeks old in just four weeks, can't wait.
     
  7. jomoncon

    jomoncon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 8 RIRs. 2 of them started laying at 19 weeks. 2 more at 21 weeks, and all were laying by 23 weeks.
     

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