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hen just hatched chick...how long before she begins laying again?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by bassfishrman, Apr 12, 2007.

  1. bassfishrman

    bassfishrman In the Brooder

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    My bantam only hatched 1 out of 5 eggs, but the 1 chick is doing fine. I discarded the unhatched eggs.

    My questions is...how long before the hen will start laying again?
     
  2. 65browneyes

    65browneyes Songster

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    7 weeks after my bantam's eggs hatched, she began laying again. Not sure if this is standard, though. Good luck to you and the little family.
     
  3. bigzio

    bigzio Crowing 11 Years

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    bassfishrman, yep chicken-mama is right on, usually when the peeps become fully feathered and are able to make it on their own, then mom will start to lay again.

    bigzio
     

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