Age & Egg laying..........

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by The Johnstown Egg Head, Nov 26, 2009.

  1. The Johnstown Egg Head

    The Johnstown Egg Head New Egg

    Nov 26, 2009
    Hi There - I'm now an owner of 4 pullets for the last 8 weeks, I did a deal and got 1 point of lay pullet and 3 others ......... The POL hen started to lay but seems to have now ceased laying - in Ireland and the weather is awful with short days, plus I was away last week and their routine was changed ........... my other 3 haven't showed any interest in laying and their combs are all in different states of pinkness ............... The layer has a very vivd red comb and wattles, I have one other that doesn't look far behind this one and 2 others, 1 of which looks fully grown with great feathering and then 1 what can only be described as a runt - bless her, my daughter loves her ! Is there anyway you can roughly age them ???? Any help greatly appreciated ................

    I think the reason for the slow down of eggs is that the shorter the day the less eggs you get.
    I would suggest putting a supplement light in there to keep them laying.


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