bantams quit laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by artist chick, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. artist chick

    artist chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two bantam hens and one roo, and they happily live together in a chicken tractor. Both hens have been laying just fine until a couple of weeks ago, and now they've both quit. As far as I can tell nothing has changed to cause this. Does anyone have any ideas? Could they quit laying because of the heat? They don't seem to be in any distress; nobody's pecking on any of the other two, etc. They seem just fine but they aren't laying at all.

    Thanks for any suggestions!
     
  2. dsowens15

    dsowens15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, It is probably the heat. It could be protein deficiency, thats what I had a problem with.
     
  3. artist chick

    artist chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hm. Well, they are getting layer feed, so I hope it's not protein deficiency. I guess I'll assume the heat, then! Thank you!
     

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