8 month old hens not laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Aurorareddancer, Dec 2, 2013.

  1. Aurorareddancer

    Aurorareddancer New Egg

    Sep 20, 2013
    North Springs, TN
    We have about 20 hens we hatched in April, most of whom have nice big combs, but aren't laying. We're stumped. Did we raise duds?
  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2012
    Northeast Ohio
    If you don't have a light in the coop add one. I think they need 14 hours of light a day. That should help and you're already doing that then just keep feeding and wait because they may be waiting until spring. Are these chickens from a breeder or a hatchery?
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2013

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