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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dawgs30814, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. dawgs30814

    dawgs30814 New Egg

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    I got some Chicken Tuesday they were laying before I got them. How long will it take for them to start back laying?
     
  2. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    Its hard to tell....... we really need to see pictures [​IMG]
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    My Coop
    Where are you located?

    How warm is it there?

    Do you have lights in your coop?

    Shouldn't take long.
     
  4. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    All depends on the chicken, Ive bought chickens and by the time we got them home there was an egg in the bin with them, some that wait a few days to get settled and others that wait a week to 2 weeks.

    Also if your lacking light where you are it could take longer, chickens need 14 hours of light a day to lay good.
     
  5. dawgs30814

    dawgs30814 New Egg

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    I live in Harlem GA temp during the day averages around 50.
     
  6. FrontPorchIndiana

    FrontPorchIndiana Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2008
    Indiana
    Depends on the chicken. I had one lay an egg the same day I brought them home. Others have taken weeks.
     

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