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egg laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BSCielakie, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. BSCielakie

    BSCielakie Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 9, 2013
    We just got 8 black stars that are 24 weeks old that were laying where we got them from. Now that they are with us, how long might it be before they will start laying for us if they are already laying?
  2. Angiebubs

    Angiebubs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2011
    Amery, WI WI/MN border
    I believe that most breeds start laying around 28 weeks at the earliest..so it may be awhile yet. Are you sure they were laying before? If so, then it will take a week or so for them to become comfortable enough to start laying again.
  3. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2012
    Los Angeles
    Any change is very stressful for chickens and moving in a big change. It will likely take a few weeks for them to settle in and start laying again.

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