How long will it take for my new hen to get comfortable in her new home and lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by papileo, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. papileo

    papileo Out Of The Brooder

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    Anything helps :)
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

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

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    There are several variables that can come into play for this -
    what breed is the hen?
    how old is she and was she reported to be actively laying prior to the move?
    are there other birds she has been integrated with or is she alone?
     
  3. papileo

    papileo Out Of The Brooder

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    My hen is a Production Red.
    She is a young hen about 4-6 months, reportedly started laying her first eggs.
    There are other birds 4 hens and two cockerels.
     

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