29 weeks and no eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sylverfly, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. Sylverfly

    Sylverfly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 German New Hampshire hens, they are beautiful and almost 30 weeks old now but have yet to lay an egg, not even a bit of interest in the nest boxes, and zero possibility of laying eggs elsewhere. The 2 splash Marans hens that hatched the same day have been laying for a while now too. So are German New Hampshire slower then most or do I have 2 little dud hens? Most of my reliable layers are in molt and still laying some just not well, and not the best eggs right now and I wish these 2 would pull their own weight plus my German New Hampshire rooster is getting impatient with them.
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    They may be not laying because there aren't enough daylight hours. When daylight hours decrease past fourteen or so, many birds stop laying/won't start laying. They may not start laying until spring.
     

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