hens stopped laying after moving nest box

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  1. chickenshiha

    chickenshiha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my asil hen went broody in the nest box where all my hens lay (got 3 nest they dont lay in ecxept one) and i had to move her with that box cuz she knows if i change the box shes in she wont brood. And now my laying hens are not laying for 5 days now (since she went broody) it happened before the same thing and same hen. I did lock them up in the coop for 2 days and added another nest box similar to the one they lay in but no eggs. What can i do to make them go back laying eggs

    I didnt change the feed
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Wait a few more days, most disturbances cause a halt in laying that will last usually from 1-2 weeks.
     
  3. chickenshiha

    chickenshiha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks but its just a nest box why would they stop laying just for that
     
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    If the Hens are full on Broody? They stop laying eggs and want to set eggs...Could that be what is happening with your Hens?


    Cheers!
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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  6. chickenshiha

    chickenshiha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please help i need eggs. I need to hatch eggs . Any advice will help
     
  7. chickenshiha

    chickenshiha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its been a week without any eggs
     
  8. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens



    PM me.....;)........Private message...I can Help you...:)
     
  9. dogkahuna

    dogkahuna Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. chickenshiha

    chickenshiha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i still get one egg a day
     

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