How long does it take to start laying again?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Bil, Apr 18, 2009.

  1. Bil

    Bil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked up a GLW last Monday that had been laying. I knew that she would probably stop for a while.

    I'm just wondering how long that while might be? [​IMG]

    Bil
     
  2. damselfish

    damselfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've seen people discuss this on here before and it seems to depend on the chicken and the level of stress the particular chicken thinks they experienced.

    So if she's mellow, you may be eating eggs tomorrow, and if she's not, you may be waiting a few weeks.

    P.S. How do you like your Welsummer? I have one W pullet and one roo in my group of chicks this year.
     
  3. mistylady

    mistylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We gave some hens and a roo to friend last week and they never stopped laying. They were Dominiques.
     
  4. Bil

    Bil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! Our Wellie is about 4 weeks old. So far we like her a lot. Very sweet. Right now she is sort of ugly, but most are at this stage. [​IMG]

    Bil
     
  5. Bil

    Bil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Still no eggs. [​IMG] Maybe today will be the day! She has integrated with my flock wonderfully, she has found a favorite place to roost, seems to be eating and drinking. Just no eggs yet. [​IMG]

    I've got my fingers crossed for soon!! [​IMG]
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    It could be a few days to a few weeks before she will start laying again.
     

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