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5-6 month old pullets stopped laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jendodd, Oct 15, 2010.

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    jendodd Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone! I have 4 pullets that were apx 4 months old when I got them at the beginning of September. 1 of them produces very large creamy coloured eggs and the other 3 are laying teeny tiny little brown eggs. We were getting about 2 eggs a day (the large egg was consistent one a day and then one smaller one). A week ago we went away for the weekend, so they staying in their coop and didn't get time to run around free. They stopped laying and haven't laid since then! They are getting an organic layer mash, a handful of scratch a day and whatever green scraps we have. Any ideas? Is this typical for when the weather starts to change?
     
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    jendodd Out Of The Brooder

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    So I checked some ideas on the forum, had a peek in their wings and I think they have lice. Ugh! Off to the feed store to find something to help...
     

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