Badgie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by badgie, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. badgie

    badgie New Egg

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    Hi everyone, greetings from Sydney Australia.

    In September we bought 4, 16 week old Isa Browns, all of whom are very well and happy and we started getting eggs at the end of October. Unfortunately, we've only ever had 3 eggs a day, and have managed to identify one hen as never laying. Is it possible she's just a bit slow, or does she need treatment?

    I'd very much appreciate your help. Of course, we're in mid summer now so it's not because she's cold!
     
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  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
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  3. Crafty-Duck

    Crafty-Duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She may just be slow! all hens are different.
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Some hens are just really slow to get going and some never lay at all, but those are the exception. I hope your hen will get going and lay you an egg soon!
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hello, badgie, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! I agree with sumi - she may just be a low starter. Give her a little more time and she if she comes around. Good luck to you!
     
  7. badgie

    badgie New Egg

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    Thanks all posters for the welcome, and for your advice. I thought she might be a late developer. Meanwhile, as I said, she seems perfectly well and happy with her mates which is the important thing.

    Badgie
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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