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When will they begin egg laying and crowing?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TheTwoRoos, Sep 26, 2015.

  1. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok.

    last spring I got what 7 chicks I think.

    They are about 5 to 6 months.

    I have roosters and pullets.Pullets are not showng any signs of even getting ready to lay.and the roos are not crowing.(Possibly because a older rooster is there?)
     
  2. Caleb999

    Caleb999 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Usually, it takes at least six months. Give or take.
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] What breed do you have? Some just take longer to mature. A dominant rooster can impact onset of crowing in young cockerels especially in a 'penned' situation.
     
  4. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Newhampshire barreds and rhdoe reds,and wyndottes.
     

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