My Hen hasnt been laying Eggs..

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Winston Wheat, May 31, 2011.

  1. Winston Wheat

    Winston Wheat New Egg

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    I have a rooster, a hen, and one bitty. The rooster has fertilized the hen atleast five times that I`m aware of. She hasn`t layed any fertilized eggs. I think it is because she still has a bitty, but the bitty has already matured and has feathers.. I`m not sure what to do.. Someone Please Answer..
     
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2011
  2. aggie9296

    aggie9296 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Laying eggs does not require a rooster mating with the hen. You only need the rooster for fertilized eggs. She lays eggs all by herself. If she just hatched an egg and is raising a chick, she is still "broody" and won't lay sometimes for a while.
     
  3. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    [​IMG] I agree.
     

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