new girls in flock

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by terry the teacher, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. terry the teacher

    terry the teacher In the Brooder

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    Nov 12, 2007
    A friend gave me 3 hens that had been laying. I've had them for 4 days and not one of them has layed. Does it take awhile for them to get used to their new home?
     

  2. meriruka

    meriruka Songster

    Oct 18, 2007
    They're probably a bit stressed, it may take a week or two.
     
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I agree, they need a little time to get used to their new home and all. You should see some eggs shortly. [​IMG]
     
  4. terry the teacher

    terry the teacher In the Brooder

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    Ok, thanks. I figured they'd need some time but I wasn't sure how much was usual.
     

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