Will my Silver Cuckoo Maran ever lay? almost eleven months

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mdibaugh, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. mdibaugh

    mdibaugh In the Brooder

    Apr 5, 2010
    Eaton rapids, Mi
    My Silver Cuckoo Maran has never laid. She is almost 11 months. Her sisters at the landlords house is laying beutiful chocolate eggs andhas been since the fall. My marans coopmates have been laying since the fall as well but are other varioous breeds. Is it that maybe she is just waiting till spring? Can this be a normal behavior. She is not hiding them as they have been not been free ranging all winter until a few days ago. I have never caught her sitting in the nest boxes like I have the others.No evidence of them eating the eggs as well. Unless its the only ones they are eating. Any oppinions?
  2. ahchick1

    ahchick1 Songster

    May 2, 2010
    I have an Ameraucana that just started laying last week at 10.5 months of age. And her same age sister just started a few weeks before. Other breeds I'd gotten at the same time/age had been laying for several months. So I think there's still hope for your gal!

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