Chicken laying behaviour

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by randerson846, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. randerson846

    randerson846 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi I'm just wondering if there is any ways to get my hens to start laying again as they stopped for the winter and I would like to know how to help them start again thanks :)!
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    You can supplement light or just wait it out a bit longer. Once days get over 10 hrs they start to pick up again, end January here, and are usually full lay when 11 hours sunrise to sunset. For my latitude that's end of February.

    I'm missing my morning eggs for breakfest too. For a month now I've just enough to use for baking/cooking.
     
  3. randerson846

    randerson846 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Give them extra protein for feed and/or treats. It helps them get through their molt quicker.
     
  5. randerson846

    randerson846 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks
     

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