8 chickens only 2 eggs a day ???? something wrong?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tbridegroom, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. tbridegroom

    tbridegroom Out Of The Brooder

    I got 8 chickens I think the leghorns but not sure they're white and lay Brown eggs ....but any ways I used to have 9 of them I'd get 5-7 eggs a day we'll one died now I only get 2 eggs a day .....any suggestions are awesome
     
  2. weeders n feeders

    weeders n feeders Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look for a hidden nest. Every time mine "stop" laying within a few days I find a hidden nest somewhere with a load of eggs in it.
     
  3. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Lotsa hens slow or stop this time of year. Has to do with moulting, or just nature slowing them down for the cold to come. Things will pick up before too long.......Pop
     
  4. tbridegroom

    tbridegroom Out Of The Brooder

    They're confined to a run and coop most of the day....I was just looking at breeds and they could be a chantceler( I know I spelled that wrong ) or a Rhode island white
     
  5. tbridegroom

    tbridegroom Out Of The Brooder

    Just went and checked the run no hidden stashes of eggs
     
  6. Animalian

    Animalian Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 18, 2011
    Australia
    they could have got stressed when the other hen died. Give them a week or two to get over it
     

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