Do moms keep laying while they're hatching eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by OkapisRule, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. OkapisRule

    OkapisRule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the title explains it.
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    No. When a hen goes broody and sets a clutch of eggs she stops laying until she hatches those eggs or breaks the broodiness.
     
  3. OkapisRule

    OkapisRule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks
     
  4. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they wont start laying again till their chicks are 6wks old.
     

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