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barred rocks not laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicken Rich86, Oct 17, 2010.

  1. Chicken Rich86

    Chicken Rich86 In the Brooder

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    I raised 2 RiRs and a new Hampshire with them and they lay daily also 10 more hens and was getting only 8 eggs a day. Should I increase layer feed or is it because it getting cold early in Florida. They are from last spring
     

  2. LauraG

    LauraG Songster

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    Mine were hatched late April (27th) and they are not laying....

    I guess it will take time......
     
  3. fowler_chick

    fowler_chick Songster

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    have they molted yet?
     
  4. pharmchickrnmom

    pharmchickrnmom Songster

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    They will lay when they are ready. Are you sure that some of the eggs you are getting are not from them? I know it seemed like forever before my barred rocks layed. They were born in march and didnt start laying until the end of september. I would sit and watch them to see who is going in and laying. If they arent laying now, they will be soon.
     
  5. Tomhusker

    Tomhusker Songster

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    My BR's were April chick hatches and didn't start laying until last week.
     

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