not laying

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

  1. Brandi Leigh

    Brandi Leigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes, it's normal. She'll start laying again when she's ready.
     

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