Pullets are finally laying!

Discussion in 'Other Pets' started by sungoats, Dec 31, 2007.

  1. sungoats

    sungoats New Member

    167
    Oct 6, 2007
    Jackson NJ
    Hooray! My 24 week old pullets have started laying eggs! I've been WAITING it seems like forever! My older chickens have taken some time off due to age, decreased daylight and molting, so we've been practically eggless for about a month (maybe 1-2 eggs a day). Can't wait to make some custard!!! :drool:
     
  2. goatnutty

    goatnutty Active Member

    Oct 9, 2007
    South East,IN

  3. PACE

    PACE New Member

    404
    Oct 8, 2007
    Mass
    Good to hear :) I envy you lucky people with fresh eggs (and milk)! Someday I'll have to get some chickens and milking does. Is that when they usually start laying?
     
  4. enjoytheride

    enjoytheride New Member

    Oct 5, 2007
    Humboldt Co Ca
    yes- that is so great- fresh, good eggs.
     
  5. sungoats

    sungoats New Member

    167
    Oct 6, 2007
    Jackson NJ
    It depends on the breed and the time of year (the amount of daylight hours). The chicks I got last year started laying at 17 weeks, but that was in August. I'll bet you'll love having chickens. I think everyone should have some (and goats!)! :wink: