When will Silkies Crow or Lay an Egg???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hangin'witthepeeps, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. hangin'witthepeeps

    hangin'witthepeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some 19 and 17 week old Silkies. When will they crow or lay an egg?
     
  2. Peeper7

    Peeper7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one or two crowing at 17 1/2 weeks. Eggs should be coming within a few weeks -- but keep in mind the days are getting shorter and that could be a factor
     
  3. hangin'witthepeeps

    hangin'witthepeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So with days getting shorter will egg production stop or just slow down? If the Silkies start laying will they not lay or lay every once and a while during the Fall/Winter?

    I was getting 5 eggs a day from my regular laying hens, now I get 3. Is this the same concept or will they eventually stop too?
     

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