Buff orpington not laying eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Danielchicken, Sep 28, 2015.

  1. Danielchicken

    Danielchicken Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 27, 2014
    Fort Worth, TX
    So I have two hens a Rhode Island red & a Buff orpington. They are a little over a year old, my Rhode Island red lays annegg almost every day but my Buff orpington has stopped laying since she was about 9 months old. Can I do anything to get her back to laying? She isnt molting or egg bound. Shes a very healthy hen and isnt broody either.
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Peeps are a-peeping Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    She could be getting ready to molt, I have some that quit laying long before they molt, every hen is different, you said she was over a year old so she will eventually start molting. Some hens aren't consistent layers unfortunately, you just sound like you have a lazy hen, I have a few of those.

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