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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BrianT, Sep 15, 2011.

  1. BrianT

    BrianT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ...disrupt egg laying? Just brought in a new girl and I haven't seen any eggs yet. Been here a few days now.
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Yes it sure can. Also this is the time of year for molt.
     
  3. SebrightLuver

    SebrightLuver Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2011
    They can stop laying for up to several months.
     
  4. krickets

    krickets Out Of The Brooder

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    it can take up to a month for a hen to transition to a new home and get back to her regular laying schedule. (I think that's about average, anyway.)
     
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2011

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