Chicken not laying!! Help!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by little chirpers, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. little chirpers

    little chirpers Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 16, 2010
    Hi, I have a hen that has not been laying eggs for about 7 months now and I'm worried that she is egg bound. Her belly is large and she wadles. I've tried giving her a warm bath and rubbing her belly, but this has done nothing. She had two other chickens with her but they died, she layed for about 1-2 months afterwards but then just stopped. I thought she was depressed so I got two other chickens but still no laying. I then thought it might be stress, but i have no idea!!! Help!! [​IMG]
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 16, 2010
    NEK, VT
    What are you feeding her?
    How old is she?

    If she was actually egg bound she would have passed away long before 7 months passed. So nothing to worry about there.
  3. ingasmile

    ingasmile Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 26, 2010
    I am not sure either, but you might get more help on the egg laying board. It is called Chicken Behaviors/Egg Laying

    Good luck!


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