7-month-old EE has stopped laying: should I be worried?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bawkbawkbawk, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. My EE, Coco, started laying around 4.5 months and was giving us lovely light green eggs until about a week ago. She just stopped laying. Her behavior is normal, she doesn't seem ill; she's outside free-ranging with the rest of the flock as I write this.

    We're in Southern California so no winter so speak of and my BCM and SS are laying regularly. Any thoughts?

  2. ParadiseFoundFarm

    ParadiseFoundFarm Goddess of Good Things

    Jul 6, 2010
    Joliet, IL
    Could be going into moult?
  3. No sign of a molt. My other birds didn't molt until the fall after they began laying - will a pullet as young as 6 months go into a molt?

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