36 week wyandotte still not laying!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LindsayB, Nov 27, 2008.

  1. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My wyandotte hen (i hope shes a hen lol) is 36 weeks old and still hasn't layed an egg...shes not even doing the 'squat' or going into the nest box. I am frustrated...Anyones opinions would be greatly appreciated.
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  2. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone?
     
  3. portlandpeeps

    portlandpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a hen to me. I have a golden-laced around 8 months who's not laying yet. What's the weather like there?
     
  4. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its around 70 during the day and the 50's at night, humid of course
     
  5. dadof4

    dadof4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have the same problem. I'm not sure how old mine is, but she looks about like yours. I thought she had started laying-turned out to be a barred rock. Mine does fuss all the time.
     
  6. portlandpeeps

    portlandpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 hens in various ages, no one has laid a single egg since August! With this strike going on I'm not sure the Wyandotte will know how it's done or where to lay.

    Good luck! Be sure to post that first egg pic as soon as it arrives.
     
  7. digitS'

    digitS' Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just an idea or 2:

    She looks healthy, lots of red in her face, and that's a nice wide rear-end.

    You sure she doesn't have a nest in the yard?

    Losing hours of daylight discourages laying but you are a long way south down there in East Texas. Let's see . . . you've lost a little daylight since the equinox ~ 12 hours to 10.5 hours.

    Would you want to try turning that around for her?

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    edited twice to get my equinox & solstice straingtened up - sheesh!
     
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  8. onthespot

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    someone I know bought five wyandottes point of lay and they were ALL egg eaters!
     
  9. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got three Silver laced wyndoots and they all over 8 Months old only one of them is laying,but I am going to wait till spring and see what's going to happen.
    Omran.
     
  10. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    heres another pic, ya'll are positive she is a hen and not a rooster? I have no idea why she wouldn't be laying...She eats good feed, plenty of water, treats, and the other two are also laying...

    (they love yogurt!)
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