Broody hen - how long before she starts laying again?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by redhawkou812, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. redhawkou812

    redhawkou812 Songster

    Apr 3, 2009
    Joelton, TN
    Hi all,
    Last week one of the leghorns (of all things!) started trying to go broody - won't get out of the nest, plucked breast feathers, etc. We have gotten her over that, but I don't think she is laying again yet. How long after they stop being broody before they start laying again?
  2. Biddieacres

    Biddieacres Songster

    Mar 31, 2008
    I believe it is about 5 weeks.

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