how do i get my serama to lay on her eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by angelafernandez, Aug 6, 2014.

  1. angelafernandez

    angelafernandez Hatching

    Jul 25, 2014
    iv been collecting her eggs.{shes only had about 5}the first time she layed on it.but after the 2 or 3rd time of collecting her egg she wouldnt lay on it will she ever want to lay on them again or no???[​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2014
  2. welasharon

    welasharon Songster

    Jun 28, 2010
    North Florida
    You can't force a hen to go broody.
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    If you want to hatch and your bird(s) is not ready to be broody you will need to use an incubator - you cannot make her broody. Since she is apparently a new layer, it is unlikely she is ready to be broody just yet - her staying on the first egg for a bit after laying was more about adjusting to what had just happened to her body. Some birds will rest for a while on the nest after they have laid, but that is not the same as being broody and staying there with the intent of hatching eggs.

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