When will they lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicken Girl, Dec 7, 2009.

  1. Chicken Girl

    Chicken Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its Dec and snowing. I have NHR, JG, BO, EE, Cochin, Silkey, Mille, chickens that are going to be 20 weeks tomorrow. I know i have to wait a lil bit. But will they lay befor Christmas?

    THANKS SO MUCH!!


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  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    they could start laying anytime, but no guarantees that they'll lay before Christmas.

    good luck

    imp
     
  3. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our Pastor just gave a sermon on waiting in an instantly got to have it now society.

    It is sooooooooooooooooooooooo hard to wait and just let it happen!
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  4. mags2009

    mags2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    are they showing signs of laying?? Red wattles and combs, and doing the "squat?"
     
  5. Chicken Girl

    Chicken Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no squat yet. But they are very red. And the roos are doing there funky dance thing. lol
    so all most! we are going to need the eggs for Christmas cookes! lol Thanks!



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  6. Chipper

    Chipper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Like Imp said,It could be before or after Christmas.Just have lots of patients and the big day will be here soon. [​IMG]
     
  7. ange

    ange Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wondering when my rir willl start laying, they are 8 months old, red onj the combs and waffles, what is the squat? Are wells summer stopped laying and the rirs have not started yet, my husband is threatening to sell them for some that will lay
     

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