1 Hen not Laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LarryBirds, Oct 17, 2018.

  1. LarryBirds

    LarryBirds In the Brooder

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    I have 3 silky (1 rooster)and 3 black sex link. One of my girls is not laying. I have consistently gotten 4 eggs A-day for about a month. I'm not sure which 1 of my girls is malfunctioning.
     
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  2. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    It’s the time of the year for molting.... How old are your layers?
     
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  3. PirateGirl

    PirateGirl Chicken Lover, Duck Therapist

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    Not every chicken will lay an egg every day. It might not even be the same chicken that's not laying. It might be that one girl skips Monday and a different girl skips Thursday, etc. If you live somewhere that is heading into winter egg laying may become sporadic at best. Last week one day I got only one egg from my entire flock, another day I got 9 eggs. Yes, most days I get 5-6, but really anything goes and this is ok.
     
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  4. puffypoo

    puffypoo Crossing the Road

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    They could be molting. Production typically slows down this time of year due to molting.
     

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