hens laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by blue1, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. blue1

    blue1 New Egg

    Feb 1, 2011
    how can i tell which of my hens are laying and which ones ar not thanks for info
  2. JHillgrove

    JHillgrove Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 2, 2011
    Snohomish, WA
    I am wondering the same thing, though my husband came up with an idea, that sounds like too much work for me right now. I had to put a hen in chicken jail and after 2 days she finally laid an egg. I think I could do that with all the hens, 1 at a time, until I knew how frequently they lay. Maybe someone has an easier idea considering I have 20 chickens.

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