Youngest layer

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by minna, Mar 8, 2009.

  1. minna

    minna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 15, 2008
    Burnsville, MS
    What's the youngest you have even had a hen lay? I have a 5 month old (barely) BO and I am pretty sure she is laying. She is in with my SLW right now, but I know their eggs, they have been laying a while, and these eggs are def. pullet eggs and are found in the nest that I find her sitting in constantly. Dh said he heard her singing the egg song the other day, but thought she was just joining in to celebrate the others. But I really think it is her laying.
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2009
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Its really all relative to the breed. I've had a Silkie lay just before she turned 6 months, which I thought was early... until I got my Seramas. They started laying at 3 months, maybe 4.
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