Chicken mama and egg laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tofumama, May 26, 2010.

  1. My Silkie hen hatched 6 eggs(only one of them hers, lol) and is a wonderful mother. But, I was wondering when she will start to lay eggs again? Right now the chicks are 3 weeks old. I still have them living in a separate 'house' for the night but they free-range during the day with my other hens.

  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

    Nov 4, 2008
    Cross Lanes, WV
    I don't know, wish I did. My silkie went broody and tried to hatch. I took most of the eggs from her so she didn't really get a chance to. I put the chicks back under her when they did hatch. That's been three weeks ago and I still haven't gotten and egg yet.

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