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When will she lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Aliciahess, Oct 25, 2014.

  1. Aliciahess

    Aliciahess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello everyone. I have a momma hen with three chicks who are almost two months old. They still stay very close to her and her to them. How old will the chicks need to be before she lays again?
    I realize she might not until summer again at this point.
    Alicia
     
  2. chooks4life

    chooks4life Overrun With Chickens

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    She's not waiting on them, she's waiting on her own internal 'bodyclock'. It's unique to each hen. There's no telling, basically you'd need to watch her and when she goes back into lay, you'll know her individual pattern for future reference.

    Best wishes.
     
  3. Aliciahess

    Aliciahess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you.
     

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