When will former broody begin laying eggs again?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Featherland, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a silkie go broody but didn't have any fertile eggs to put under her.
    She sat for 3 weeks on nothing.
    Now she has been up for a couple weeks but not laying yet.

    How long does it take for them to start laying again?
     
  2. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    It can take up to 3 weeks for her to start laying again after being broody. Sometimes our Silkies took longer, 4 - 5 weeks.

    Hope this helps!


    Dawn
     
  3. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     

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