After moving chickens, when will they start laying again?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rachelwright, Feb 24, 2014.

  1. rachelwright

    rachelwright In the Brooder

    Feb 24, 2014
    Decatur, GA
    I just got 5, 1 year old chickens. I took them from a friend, and moved them to my coop across town. They have been laying for a while now, but no eggs today. I'm of the understanding that I need to keep them locked in the coop for 5 days before letting them in the run, so they can't have laid them anywhere that I can't find them. When should I expect eggs, and am I doing the right thing keeping them locked up?

  2. daneblackburn

    daneblackburn Chirping

    Jul 10, 2013
    I got some oaround a month ago and they are just starting to lay again. I had a coyote kill most of flock and I bought 30 one year olds on 17th of January and the past four days I have began to get some eggs. Weather here and daylight factored in too of course. 8 eggs today out of 35 hens.

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