Anything i can do to get them back on track sooner?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by DENALI, Mar 25, 2008.

  1. DENALI

    DENALI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brought the 13 RIR's home last Friday. Sat we had 10 eggs, Sun we had 11, Monday we had 8 and today we had 4. I knew we would lose the egg production for awhile with the move and all but i was still hoping that it would continue like nothing has happened.
    Anyhow anything i can do to get them back to laying sooner? Or will i just have to wait them out for a few weeks? Thanks
     
  2. DENALI

    DENALI Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anything?
     
  3. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * Those eggs? Tasty, eh?? D'ya eat em all already??? [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  4. hazelton farms

    hazelton farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe a kind word, a soft petting... whisper in their ears how much you loved it when they were laying for you? KIDDING!

    How about a little bit of chili powder sprinkled on their feed? That seems to help sometimes, as well as some yogurt mixed in their feed (have to be what they can finish in a short time of course!).

    Stacy
     
  5. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've had good luck with powdered probiotics mixed in the feed. It's the active bacteria in yogurt but concentrated, plus in powdered form it doesn't go bad as quick.

    It seems to help give them a general boost. This is the kind I use :

    http://www.farmandfleet.com/catalog/product.aspx?i=495775&h=090201004

    I get it at Mills Fleet Farm though.
     

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