Bantam Chick not laying eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by poofhair, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. poofhair

    poofhair Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey,
    I have a Bantam hen and she hasnt laid an egg for about 4 months now and I am wondering if this is normal?
     
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2008
  2. m00res

    m00res Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Couple of questions: How old is your girl? Is she molting? Where are you located?

    I read that hens will not lay forever. They have a finite number of eggs to lay in a lifetime and when they are done, they are done. I also read that egg production slows and/or stops when molting or during the winter time with less day light hours.

    I hope this is helpful!
     
  3. poofhair

    poofhair Out Of The Brooder

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    She is about 9 months old and I am in northern Utah. There hasnt been any snow yet nor has there been cold temps. I dont know what "molting" is.
     

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