when will they all start laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenman17, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. chickenman17

    chickenman17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 13, 7 month old pullets. They just started laying and I am getting about 2 eggs a day. When will they all start laying? Thanks
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Depends on breeds, individuals and nutrition but if you add light they should all be laying in a week or two.
     
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    chickenman17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They are just a mixed breed but they have natural light everyday (from the sun). I hope you are right! :)
     
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    chickenman17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone else have anything?
     
  5. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Putting a light in there on a timer to come on at say 4 or 5 AM and in 2 weeks you'll be getting 10 a day or more. Shoot for at least 12 hours total light a day(artificial plus daylight). Doesn't need to be bright, enough to read a newspaper by at roost height.
     

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