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I need help lol, so I have 11 hens and one roo, I had been getting eggs galore but all the sudden boom non, since the days started getting shorter I put a light on during night so the would continue laying, this worked last winter but they just won't lay now, they get fresh food and water everyday and lots of scratch in the mornings they also have unlimited supply of oyster shells haha, any ideas? The coop is heated
Haven't posted in awhile, but my boys and I are starting an exciting new project soon - hatching out our own chicks! Picked up a Little Giant Deluxe incubator at Big R today. It holds 41 eggs, and we plan to start collecting eggs in about a week, and then for the next nine days or so and then start them in the incubator for an early March hatch. Our flock is doing fine, getting about 5 eggs per day now. Our rooster is an EE, and the rest of the flock except for one EE are brown egg layers. Will most of the eggs from the new chicks (assuming we are successful in hatching out a few females) be blue or green because of the EE roo?
Congrats Karla, for getting your wireless webcam up! Those are nice clear images! What fun to spy on the chicks! So what do you think the color of our future eggs will be, with an EE roo and a mixed flock of mostly brown egg layers? Is there enough Araucana in most EE roos to pass along the blue egg gene? We will start to stash eggs for incubation starting tomorrow!