when will my broody lay eggs again?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dfchaser, May 19, 2010.

  1. dfchaser

    dfchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 8 chickens broody right now! I had one hatch her chicks almost a month ago, when will she begin laying again?

    -can i separate her from her babies and put her back in her coop to help speed the process along?
     
  2. TurkeyMountainChickens

    TurkeyMountainChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Separating her from the chicks should get her laying again sooner. Sometimes it can take a while, though...
     
  3. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    My hen usually take about 6 weeks from the time she hatches. However I agree that taking the chicks away makes her start sooner.
     

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