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No Egg Setting?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chichick, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought 2, 1 year old hens last week, and 1 of them looked like it had been bread by a rooster. They havn't layed any eggs( I asumed b/c they were nervous due to a new coop) and the one that looked like it has been bread is setting in the nest. I check under it today and there were no eggs. It was still setting when I just went out, but I didn't check for eggs. What do yall think?
     
  2. chichick

    chichick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone.
     
  3. SycolinWoodsChickens

    SycolinWoodsChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It could take weeks for them to adjust and lay eggs. Being bred by a rooster does not impact whether they lay eggs or not. If she isn't broody - which she might be if she is spending all day in the nest box - then they might just need more time to adjust.
     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2011

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