4 eggs out of 13 1-1/2 year old hens??!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickeneyfoot, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. chickeneyfoot

    chickeneyfoot Chillin' With My Peeps

    191
    1
    93
    Dec 17, 2011
    My girls just started back up in jan 15. They laid 3-4 eggs a day and stopped 4 days ago. What's happening??
     
  2. aggiemae

    aggiemae Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,353
    84
    176
    Mar 18, 2012
    Salem Oregon
    Did you have a spell of sunny days? I notice that we get more eggs when it's sunny for 2-3 days in a row but the numbers goes down again when the rain returns.
     
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2013
  3. chickeneyfoot

    chickeneyfoot Chillin' With My Peeps

    191
    1
    93
    Dec 17, 2011
    It rained for 3 days and today was sunny
     
  4. aggiemae

    aggiemae Chillin' With My Peeps

    1,353
    84
    176
    Mar 18, 2012
    Salem Oregon
    Maybe they will pick up again when the sun comes back!
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    31,451
    3,543
    538
    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    The days are just now starting to lengthen back out, so production will pick up from here on out. When they resume laying after a molt it can be pretty sporadic, just like when they start laying. Some days I get eight eggs, some days three. In two more months I fully expect to get about fifteen a day. Just have to wait for more daylight.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by