Bantys not laying since my roo died

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Bantymama, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. Bantymama

    Bantymama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    I have 2 banty hens that are are all most 2 years old. Last september my roo died and they have not laid an egg since. When the one hen was broody late last spring the roo every seldom left her side and about a week before they were due to hatch i seperated them and he sat next to the wire that seperated them to be close to her. After she hatched one chick (turned out to be a hen) and it was big enough i put them all together and they did just fine then he died and now no eggs for 5 months. I know the short days and cold will effect thier laying but they guit laying when it was sunny and still warm. They do get plenty of light and i keep a heat lamp in there for them.
  2. Mandalina

    Mandalina Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2009
    i would invest in a new banty roo.

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