new to chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ravenking, Feb 7, 2017.

  1. ravenking

    ravenking Out Of The Brooder

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    hello im new here but im trying to find out what is the best way to get a 7 month old hen to have eggs do i just wait for it or is there something i can do to help her have eggs
     
  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!

    You are just going to have to wait. What are you feeding her? Make sure she has proper nutrition, enough space, other chickens, light and low stress. All those play a role in making eggs - and more.

    Glad you joined us!
     
  3. whoop whoop

    whoop whoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC , feeding and a waiting game I'm afraid, it will happen[​IMG]
     
  4. ravenking

    ravenking Out Of The Brooder

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    ok thank you
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hello from Kansas, ravenking, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! I agree with the above posts. Best wishes to you and those future eggs!!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and Welcome
     
  9. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! I am quite glad you decided to join the flock, and please make yourself at home here! Enjoy BYC! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under ravenking [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     

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