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Both chickens went from laying 2 a day to not laying in 6. What could be wrong?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hypersquirrels, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. hypersquirrels

    hypersquirrels New Egg

    Jun 8, 2016
    I only have two chickens and they both were laying pretty consistently. Now all of a sudden they BOTH haven't laid in 6 days. The only thing that changed was I moved their coop to a different spot in the yard. Would could be wrong?
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    Yes, moving the coop was a big deal to them. stress will upset egg production.
  3. Folly's place

    Folly's place Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 13, 2011
    southern Michigan
    You upset their world, and they will take some time to recover. Patience! Mary
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Do you free range? They may be laying out in their range area, maybe even by the old coop.

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