will they ever lay......

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

  1. clevebrowns

    clevebrowns New Egg

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    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

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    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

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    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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