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

    May 30, 2010
    Franklin Nc
    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

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    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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