Are Lucy and Ethel on strike???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sellersgang, Oct 29, 2008.

  1. sellersgang

    sellersgang Out Of The Brooder

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    Lucy and Ethel are my 2 turkens and are about 1 yr old. They have been great layers up until the last 4 days. It rained a good bit here and then turned much cooler. The low the past 2 nights has been around 33. They have plenty of food (Layena pellets) and water, have no signs of disease, and are acting normal as a chicken can be... sooo.. why they quit on me??? Is there a chicken union i need to know about?? Are they just plain cold and living conditions need to be warmed up??? HHEEELLLPPPPP They have a nice coop they roost in at night and a good size run for the daytime. They free range about 2 hrs a day too.
     
  2. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    The days are getting shorter. They might be starting to moult. Both those things will effect egg production.
     
  3. Appytaz

    Appytaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Lucy & Ethel also! Roo is named Ricky :)
     
  4. sellersgang

    sellersgang Out Of The Brooder

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    Our Ricky died [​IMG] He was beautiful too.. not a turken tho
     

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