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When will my hen lay eggs again?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickadee-23, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. Chickadee-23

    Chickadee-23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My bantam game hen layed 8 eggs sit on them for few days & a small predator came in couple of nights ago & ate her eggs & bite a semi deep wound on her back. Meanwhile i been building them a better & safer coop so we moved them in their 2 nights ago & she hasn't started laying any eggs yet she went in & out of house & nest box but hasn't show any signs of nesting will she lay again even after her injury? Thank you
     
  2. BoomChickaPop

    BoomChickaPop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She has probably gone into shock. After a predator being so close to her, and her being so close to death.
    She probably won't lay for 2 weeks to 1 month.

    BCP
     
  3. Nasnro

    Nasnro Out Of The Brooder

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    I often have had hens that will not lay for at-least 3 months after another hen was killed. She will start to lay as soon as she feels comfortable with her safety.
     
  4. BoomChickaPop

    BoomChickaPop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very true thankyou for your advice
     

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