I have a broody hen! Question about egg laying.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by doodledoo, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. doodledoo

    doodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I only have two laying hens and one decided to go broody. Fortunately I did have some eggs that had been in the bator for almost a week so I took 4 and put them with her. After they hatch how long will it take before she begins laying again? I'm gonna miss my eggs!
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    After they hatch, anywhere from 4-8 weeks before they lay again.
     

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