not laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Brandi Leigh, Oct 28, 2012.

  1. Brandi Leigh

    Brandi Leigh Songster

    My BO hen went broody,it took several days of pulling her out of the nest box and finally putting her in the chicken tractor all day to break her. Now she won't lay, it's been three weeks. Is this normal? Is it because of the shorter days? I've been turning on the light when I get up in the morning for work, 5:00 am. This is my first year with chickens. Should I just be more patient?
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Yes, it's normal. She'll start laying again when she's ready.

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