how long after chicks hatch does a hen usually start to lay again?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by leeboyz337, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. leeboyz337

    leeboyz337 In the Brooder

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    i have a year old buff orpington setting that was broody and is setting on 5 eggs that i know are fertile and should hatch. i checked them by candling. how long after they hatch should she start to lay eggs again?

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  2. Tiss

    Tiss Songster

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    My Barred Rock mama took about 6 weeks to start laying again.
     

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