when will our chciken start laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jimmythechicken, Jul 4, 2010.

  1. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
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    my daughter bought a 1 year old chciken with 4 chicks the chicks are around 5 weeks old.when do you think she will start laying eggs again?thanks jim
     
  2. Tiramisu

    Tiramisu Got Mutts

    May 3, 2008
    Milan PA
    Depends on breed, but most lay at around 4-6 months.
     
  3. eggers85

    eggers85 Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my girls started at 15 weeks. Now I think I have 2 more laying. They started "singing the egg song" about a week before the first egg.
     
  4. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    could take a couple months after she is done mothering her babies. before she starts laying again.
     
  5. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    thanks blueseal
     
  6. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:your welcome anytime.
     
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  7. gerrianne

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    We bought 3 chickens about a week ago. They are a little over ten months old and had been laying with their previous owner. When will start to lay again? Any suggestions as to get them to lay?
    thanks
     
  8. blueseal

    blueseal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:it could take a week or two for them to start laying again . they need to get used to the new souroundings from the move. just make sure they have free choice layer feed and fresh water and nest boxes to lay eggs in. they should start laying soon.
     

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