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When will my Tetra Tints lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Niss, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. Niss

    Niss Songster

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    I have 9 terta tint and white leghorn pullets hatched in March. The TSC folks didn't know much about them, but after poking around here I was expecting them to start producing in August. However, my DH texts me today that I should try to find 3 more laying hens because he heard the pullets won't lay until spring. Help! I don't want more layers if our little girls will produce in the next few months.
     

  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Roughly 17-20 weeks you should have some laying. You may have a late bloomer that takes a bit longer. And no worries, they'll lay this year.
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Happy Chooks is right, you will have eggs this summer, maybe in late July. [​IMG]
     
  4. Niss

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    Thanks guys! I was expecting eggs this summer, but some fellow got DH all worked up. If I did buy more then everyone starts laying we'd be inundated!
     

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