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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickvet, May 3, 2009.

  1. Chickvet

    Chickvet In the Brooder

    Feb 24, 2009
    Western North Carolina
    I have newly started raising chickens. I have 10 pullets and yesterday added 2 hens (10 months of age). This morning there were no eggs. When should I expect the new hens to start laying in their new environment?[​IMG]

  2. Southern Chickens

    Southern Chickens Songster

    Mar 11, 2007
    NorthWest Florida
    It may take a few days for them to figure out where it is safe to lay their eggs. I put an egg or two in the nest box for new hens. They see it, and put their eggs in there! Good luck!!!

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