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Hen laying eggs question...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mourningdove, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Songster

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    Hello everyone! I have a question regarding one of my hens...
    She had stopped laying about early Nov. she has just come through her 1st laying cycle and seemed to molt. She is now spending time just sitting on a nest but no eggs yet, does her sitting around seem to indicate that she will resume egglaying soon? I know this may seem a dumb question but like so many here I am learning![​IMG]

  2. katrinag

    katrinag Songster

    Are you sure she has not gone broody?
  3. Mourningdove

    Mourningdove Songster

    Dec 17, 2008
    Cleveland, Tn.
    not positive on that, but since she don't stay nonstop on the nest I wouldn't think she's broody [​IMG]
  4. chickenred

    chickenred Songster

    Nov 22, 2008
    Planet earth
    What are you feeding her? is she stressed? sometimes things like that could stop a hen from laying.

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