When do they go back to laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by heyeddah, May 7, 2009.

  1. heyeddah

    heyeddah Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could someone tell us when a hen that hatched out her own eggs goes back to laying again. We are going on three weeks and the chicks have been moved to a separate brooder because the other birds were not being good hostesses.
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    It depends on the hen. Some will start laying in a couple of weeks. Some take a couple of months off.
     
  3. haycroft

    haycroft Out Of The Brooder

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    my bantam started to lay at 4wks after she'd hatch her three chicks..shes laying one egg most days
     
  4. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Varies with each individual bird.
     

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