Getting Mama to lay eggs again

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pfmoore17, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. pfmoore17

    pfmoore17 Songster

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    My wheatie marans had chicks over a month ago. She is in the coop with another egg laying hen and one of her babies. The baby is know fully feathered. how to I get Mama back laying agin? thanks!
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    keep her well fed, well watered and let nature take its course.

    Some folks like to separate them from the little ones to help them get rid of that mothering urge.
     
  3. pfmoore17

    pfmoore17 Songster

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    Well, my wheatie mama laid her first egg since Easter! [​IMG]

    Thanks for the advice of patience. I know that tends to work most the time.

    But here is another secret.....
    The last time I posted like this, I asked for advise concerning my pullets and when they would lay. Two days later, they started laying!
    So, it seems, whenever I ask for advise here, my hens get in gear and produce![​IMG]
     

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