When does a hen start laying after being broody?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by scarter, May 30, 2010.

  1. scarter

    scarter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have two of our best egg layers broody with eggs under them! I'd rather them not but we are letting them hatch out a few because it's easier that way. How long after the chicks hatch will they start laying again?
     
  2. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2007
    Oklahoma
    4 to 6 weeks
     

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