When do hens usually start back in spring?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RubberChickenLubber, Nov 12, 2007.

  1. RubberChickenLubber

    RubberChickenLubber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know this is early, but when do most hens pick back up on laying?
     
  2. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    I'm just guessing here, but I think they'd start laying again once the days begin to get longer and the weather warms up...but I don't know for sure...

    Dawn
     
  3. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep, the longer days in Spring will bring on the laying. Individual hens will determine how soon that is.
    Most pullets will lay through the first winter without additional lighting.... No way this is a perfect science, and your flock is going to lay when all is right for them Good Luck!

    bigzio
     

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