wow I was sure mine were older.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jessaw1981, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. jessaw1981

    jessaw1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been thinking for a while now that my chickens were older like 7 mo. lol. I found a pic I put on my face book that shows my turkey (rip ) who was got with them and the date is 5/1 he is about a week old. We miss our turkey so much. Anyway. Will I need to put a light in the hen house to make them lay before it becomes spring ? I am going to put one anyhow in for heat. But I was just wondering if they would start to lay in winter or wait ? I have doms RIR sex link golden commet have 2 golden commet hens that lay everyday since I got them. ( well one does the other hasn't laied in mo.
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    They'll start laying when they are old enough. (Nov-Dec) I don't think it's necessary you put a light in there, but that's up to you. I prefer to not use a light and give my hens the break their body needs.
     

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