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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

    Apr 29, 2011
    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

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    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

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    Happy Chooks is right, you will have eggs this summer, maybe in late July. [​IMG]
  4. Niss

    Niss Songster

    Apr 29, 2011
    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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