will laying hens encourage those almost of age to start laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by notducky, Oct 22, 2014.

  1. notducky

    notducky Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 girls that were born the first of June and I'm so ready for them to start laying, I know it's a little early. Will the older laying hens I'm adopting from my cousin encourage them to lay at all?
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    I don't think so, they'll start laying when they are mature enough.
     
  3. mtngirl35

    mtngirl35 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree.
     
  4. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    They will start laying when they are ready. Nothing you do will make them produce before their time.
     
  5. notducky

    notducky Out Of The Brooder

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    Wishful thinking..... anyone know at what age golden wyandottes start laying typically?
     

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