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Who's Laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ponderosalane, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. ponderosalane

    ponderosalane Hatching

    Apr 16, 2010
    Deer Park, WA
    First time chicken farmer. We have 14 hens-2 each of seven breeds. They are all 4 months old this week. One started laying a week ago and a second one today. Brown eggs. Medium size. Breeds are Buff Orpintons, Barred Rocks, Red Stars, Black Stars, Rhode Island Reds, Anconas, & White crested Black Polish. I can eliminate Anconas as I understand they are white egg layers. Black Polish I don't know. Who is likely to lay first?? or How do we tell??
  2. Jasmine1998

    Jasmine1998 Songster

    Mar 14, 2010
    Montgomery County
    My first one to lay at 17.5 weeks olds was my Barred Rock. A GLW came in second at 19 weeks. We are going on 20 weeks now & my Buff Orpingtons have not laid yet.

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