33 Week Old RIR Not Laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by KangaDoodle, Dec 7, 2013.

  1. KangaDoodle

    KangaDoodle Out Of The Brooder

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    My 33 week old hatchery RIR is not laying! I am sure of it. She is the only one I have that lays brown eggs and is old enough to lay and I never have brown eggs! We do let them free range, but we have searched everywhere. Any idea what is up with Rhoda? Should I hold out hope or assume she is a dud?
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    This year a lot of pullets seem to be really slow to start laying or have gone on strike and are just waiting until spring. She is acting and looking fine, not molting? How developed/red are her face and comb? The rest of your girls are laying fine? Do you have them under lights? First year pullets mostly lay without lights, but at this rate...
     
  3. KangaDoodle

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    Update: She started laying jumbo eggs not long after I posted this!
     

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