When will my girls start laying again

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chickenparson1, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. chickenparson1

    chickenparson1 New Egg

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    I have four bantam hens, who went broody. They are now mothering seven chicks. I got rid of my rooster. When do my girls start laying again? I'm missing my home fresh eggs.
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    They will lay again when they're done raising their chicks. That could be when the babies are 4 weeks old or it could be months from now. It just depends on how dedicated they are to mothering their chicks :)

    You do realize that your hens will go broody whether a rooster is present or not, right? Do you not plan on letting them hatch again?

    Good luck!
     

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