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BROODY HEN EGG PRODUCTION

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pattya, Oct 9, 2008.

  1. pattya

    pattya In the Brooder

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    hen stopped being broody 6 weeks ago when can we look foward to eggs again ? any tips,advice please thanks
     

  2. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    I've heard people say that their broody started laying eggs two weeks after and others have said up to eight weeks.

    Mine started about four weeks after hatching her chick.
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Depends on the hen. I have one that started laying again 2 weeks to the day after the dog found her eggs. Then I had another that raised her chicks to almost 3 months old, started laying the next day, and went broody again about a week later. I also have one that has chicks about 2 months old, that has been laying for about a month, so like I said, really depends on the hen...
     

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