All hens laying, except one??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bnmenard15, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. bnmenard15

    bnmenard15 Out Of The Brooder

    May 11, 2012
    Hey, I have a flock of 10 chickens with 9 hens and one rooster. We got our chicks in April. Since about august or september 8 of the 9 hens have been laying. Our Black Langshan, Betty, has not laid an egg yet? She looks perfectly healthy and recently our entire flock except her caught the Avian Pox and healed. Is she just a late bloomer? THanks
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    I believe Langshans are a bit slower to develop. But even within a breed, every pullet develops at a different rate. She will lay when her body is ready.

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