White Leghorn.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ViolinPlayer123, Nov 17, 2015.

  1. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there, I just got a new hen and mixed her in with my current flock, and has been in there since Saturday evening and she has yet to lay an egg. Today and yesterday she has sat in the nest box but has not laid an egg (she's my only white egg layer). Is this normal? When do you think she'll start laying again?
     
  2. Folly's place

    Folly's place Chicken Obsessed

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    She's stressed, and stressed birds can stop laying for a time. How long is up to her. Mary
     
  3. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is what I expected. Thanks!
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Is she using the nest as a hiding place?
    Adding one bird can be fraught with bullying.
     
  5. Skeeter10

    Skeeter10 Out Of The Brooder

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    my one old leghorn would do that when she got mad at the younger ones ad she would beat up on them because before i got the young ones she was at the bottom of the todom pole and she was getting mad and beating up on them
     
  6. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She laid!
     

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