After a hen submits to the Roo.... how long before she starts laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by newTexan2chickens, Jun 23, 2010.

  1. newTexan2chickens

    newTexan2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know, odd newbie question! I have a hen that was raising some chicks but submitted to the roo the other night... does that mean she will start laying again soon? Chicks are about 4 wks old. Thanks!
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I don't know about a hen having chicks (haven't done that yet), but my rooster has been mating my 23 and 21 week old pullets, so I figure they're a week or 2 from laying. ( [​IMG] blue eggs and Marans eggs!!!!! [​IMG] ) I would imagine it's the same for a hen that has raised chicks.
     
  3. newTexan2chickens

    newTexan2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well the answer to the question is she laid an egg yesterday!
     
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    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Yay! [​IMG]
     

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