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Ameraucana Egg Laying in Winter

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by HillGreen, Nov 15, 2013.

  1. HillGreen

    HillGreen Hatching

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    I have 2 Ameraucanas who had been laying quite reliablyy. Since the fall came I haven't seen any eggs from the girls (none). Do they abruptly stop laying or are they hiding them somewhere? They other 3 girls I have are laying in the same place they were laying.
     

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    How old are they, are you adding light and have you seen a lot of feathers around the coop and run?
     
  3. jmysgrl08

    jmysgrl08 In the Brooder

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    I am having the same issue. My 2 BOs and 2BRs are still laying although not as often but my 3 EEs are not laying at all (been a month or more since I've seen a blue or green egg. They were laying at about 2 a day between the 3 of them.
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    Time of year and age of the bird.
    They'll start up again in a couple months.
     

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