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26 weeks and still no egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pkforever, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. pkforever

    pkforever Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2010
    Here is my GLW and EE and they still haven't laid. Could it be the fact that the weather is getting colder? Or are they just not quite there yet?
  2. CluckysDad

    CluckysDad New Egg

    Apr 14, 2010
    dear pkforever, I feel for you
  3. SparksNV

    SparksNV Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 13, 2010
    Spanish Springs, NV
    mine are 25+ and 22+ weeks - still waiting [​IMG]

    maybe if I post that I am still waiting enough times, the egg fairy will have pity on me and the other BYCers and will honor me with my first egg. [​IMG]
  4. ryanhodapp

    ryanhodapp Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2010
    St. Louis
    I am feeling for you too. I have a RIR that was born before easter. That makes her about 30 weeks, no egg.
    My EE are just about 26 weeks and my BO and frizzels about 24.

    My only layer is my Black sex link who was probably about 24 weeks.
    Bummer and now they go to bed at 6 instead of 8:30. I did put a light in the coop this week. Hopefully that helps.
  5. Sphinx

    Sphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2010
    Five of my chickens are 26 weeks old. Two started laying four days ago. The other three are doing nothing yet.
  6. ryanhodapp

    ryanhodapp Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2010
    St. Louis
    I moved them to layer food 2 weeks ago, do you think that is the problem?
  7. Farmington

    Farmington Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2009
    Northeast Ohio
    My EE's will officially be 23 weeks tomorrow, and only one is laying. She started at 21 weeks ,and gives us a light green egg almost every day. Nothing so far from the 4 other girls. Hopefully soon, but with the days getting shorter, who knows.
  8. dave27889

    dave27889 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2007
    Washington, NC
    Don't feel bad I have 18 BCM, Blue Marans, Heratige RIRs and EE's and none have laid in the past 3weeks and most were laying a few weeks before. I have no Idea what's going on. No molting but we did have a small flood 3 weeks ago, new feed and I mixed in a few new chickens but most everyone around here has the same problem. I think they all are on strike. they have all been on layer mash.
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2010
  9. tcates

    tcates Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 8, 2010
    Huntsville, AL
    My girls are 6+months old (RIR) and just started laying...... hang in there [​IMG]
  10. TrystInn

    TrystInn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2009
    Southern Arizona
    If you are in the Northern Hemisphere, this is a poor time of year for young birds to begin laying eggs. They need at least 14 hours of daylight to continue laying, are you providing light for them at the beginning and ending of the day to balance that out to 14 hours?

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