White Leghorns vs. RIR

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by crazychics4me, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. crazychics4me

    crazychics4me Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone know the age difference for starting to lay?? They are all the same age but I have been getting eggs from ONLY the White Leghorns for over a week.
     
  2. annep

    annep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seems that mine were about 22 weeks when they did..Seemed like forever, and compared to our last set, that was late..
     
  3. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Leghorns will typically begin laying earlier than the larger dual-purpose birds unless they're production bred. My WL started at eighteen weeks. My "heritage" dual-purpose birds may start as early as nineteen, but usually not until twenty weeks if spring hatched.
     

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