8 months old and no eggs!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Sylverfly, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. Sylverfly

    Sylverfly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2009
    Northeastern Michigan
    I have 3 bantams they’re about 8 months old now and I have not seen a single egg from them. They are in with standard hens so maybe the big hens are eating the tiny eggs? They don’t eat the normal eggs unless they’re broken on the ground. So do you think something’s eating their eggs or they're just not laying. Oh they’re mille fleur d'uccles if anyone was wondering. Thanks.
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    None of my bantams are laying - two cochins (one is still mothering a chick), one mf d'uccle and one rosecomb.

    Maybe just the time of year? Low light (I do not add additional lighting)? [​IMG]

    Still are adorable.
  3. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2009
    SouthEast Texas
    My uneducated guess is that they aren't laying yet simply because they happened to mature about the time it started snowing in your neck of the woods. I really don't know the answer, but like i said, my uneducated guess. [​IMG] [​IMG]

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