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Cessation in laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Orpie, Dec 11, 2014.

  1. Orpie

    Orpie Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 8 hens who've been laying like champs through massive storms, unstable tempatutes, and flood conditions. They all of a sudden just completely stopped 2 days ago. I mean not one egg. I believe they were without water for about a day. Would that cease laying? They aren't even "talking" like they usually do. I am completely dumbfounded. HELP!!!
     
  2. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

    water could do it.... are they eating well?
    Oh I forgot to ask how old are they?
    Have they started molting?


    deb
     
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2014
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Any predator events?
    Do they free range?
     
  4. Orpie

    Orpie Out Of The Brooder

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  5. Orpie

    Orpie Out Of The Brooder

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    No known predator events. I'm it's like Saturday they lay 6 eggs out of 8 of them and then nothing.
    Free ranging.. Not so much. My Roo's are out and about and I don't want any fertilization.
     

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