How Long After Adding New Hens To Your Flock Do They Start Laying Again?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by farmgirlsomeday, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. farmgirlsomeday

    farmgirlsomeday Chirping

    Feb 23, 2014
    I've just added two 7-11 month old hens to my small flock (a White Leghorn and a Welsummer). Both were laying regularly prior to having their schedules disrupted by the move over to my place. How long do you find that it generally takes a healthy hen to start laying again after being moved to a new home/flock? Thanks!
  2. Each chicken will get comfortable and start laying on their schedule. I have experienced from 1 to 3 weeks years past. But there are many variables.

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