Hen has started laying (4 eggs ) in 6 days

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ghhuizinga, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. ghhuizinga

    ghhuizinga New Egg

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    How long after hen starts laying before chicks arrive?
     
  2. DwayneNLiz

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    Do you have a rooster?
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  3. ghhuizinga

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    yes I have 3 hens a year old and a year old rooster.. I just found the problem this morning. A VERY LARGE BLACK SNAKE IS CAUGHT IN THE WIRE CAGE. I now have 7 eggs, How long before we get chicks?
     
  4. DwayneNLiz

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    so you killed the snake? good they eat eggs lol

    is one of your hens broody?
    do you have an incubator?

    eggs take 21 days approx, from laid to hatching, but need to have a hen sitting on them or be in an incubator
     

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