When will the eggs come?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by smarquis86, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. smarquis86

    smarquis86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the chickens are 22 weeks tomorrow and we are only getting 3 a day there is 15 ladies. when is do they start laying i have read around 20 weeks. i started getting one egg at 18 weeks. just wondering. thank you for your time.
     
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Depends on the breed, and also if they are hatchery birds or exhibition birds. And then there's the individual birds - even some that are "supposed" to lay at a certain age don't always. My exhibition Ameraucanas don't lay until they are 8 months old. [​IMG]
     
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    smarquis86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i got all my birds from the local feed store. i have slw, rir, bo, ee, br.
     
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    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Quote:I had all of those (except the rir) from a hatchery a few years ago, they all started laying around 24 weeks or so.
     

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