Will they wait to lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicks Galore3, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    I got this spring's chicks later than I ever have - April 20th. Mix of breeds, SS, Welsummer, and Polishes to name a few. They are ~21 weeks old. When will they start laying? Do you think they'll wait until spring to really start laying? My Welsummers especially have red combs, and most off them squat.
     
  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are squatting they should lay soon that is a very good indicator and red combs too they all mature at different times to so good luck[​IMG]
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    At that age you will be getting eggs very soon I'd predict! Keep us posted! The short days (unless you provide light in their coop) and cold will knock back production but come spring, look out! :)
     

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