will they ever lay......

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by clevebrowns, Nov 2, 2013.

  1. clevebrowns

    clevebrowns New Egg

    Nov 16, 2012
    I have black australorp's that I picked up as day old chicks in mid-May. I am still waiting for the egg production to begin! They are now out of the portable coop and safely esconced in their winter home. The winter palace has a light in order to give them the laying light needed. Does anyone know when they might give me their first gifts?
  2. Studio2770

    Studio2770 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2013
    I don't know when that breed starts laying but what I do know are the signs. Do they have bright red faces and big red combs and wattles? Do they squat and a bit more vocal?
  3. Seattle

    Seattle New Egg

    Oct 31, 2013
    We got two black Australorps as chicks on April 10. One of them started laying about a month ago, but the other still hasn't started.

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