When does a hen start laying after being broody?

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

  1. scarter

    scarter Songster

    Aug 22, 2008
    Roberts, WI
    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 Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    4 to 6 weeks

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