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Any Experiences With New Laying Hens And Waiting On Eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sammyh312, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. sammyh312

    sammyh312 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A while back I bought a Barred Rock and a RI Red, both hens one year old and solid layers. Both never missed a beat, especially the BR, and pretty much an egg a day that started within two hours of moving in. They obviously had no issues with the move, but ive had two ten month old Lakenvelders, both steady layers, for one week today, and no sign of eggs, or a desire to lay or nest. I understand this to happen sometimes, and was wondering if yall have had this happen, and if so, bout how long does it usually take before they get back into a routine in a new home?
     
  2. Noymira

    Noymira Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I bought our two hens and brought them home I think it was 2 weeks before we saw an egg from one, and 3 weeks before we saw one from the other.
     

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