How Long Before A Hen Will Lay Again After Hatching Chicks?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by abbey, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. abbey

    abbey New Egg

    Dec 12, 2008
    SW Florida
    Our hen hatched chicks 3 weeks ago. She is being a good mama caring for her chicks. How long before she starts laying again?
  2. chickabator

    chickabator Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 30, 2007
    it took my rir after hatching about 2 months maybe a little longer but she went into a molt

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