whenshould new hens lay again

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kandrews, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. kandrews

    kandrews Out Of The Brooder

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    I got 2 new hens already laying they havnt laid since ive had them (a week) when will they lay?
     
  2. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It all depends on a few things. This time of year some breeds tend to stop laying. If they are in molt they will stop laying and being stressed after moving to a new home will take awhile until they feel comfortable and safe enough to lay
     
  3. kandrews

    kandrews Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thanks its not a big deal i keep them as pets the eggs are a plus!
     
  4. maidenwolfx80

    maidenwolfx80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same here. My numbers have risen though to 120 lol its addictive. I love my chickens
     

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