Chicken not laying!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pdemorro, Aug 17, 2008.

  1. pdemorro

    pdemorro New Egg

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    Aug 16, 2008
    Killingworth CT
    We recently purchased 4 silkies and 1 batam barred cochan. Three are supposed to start laying in September (silkies) and the other two we were told are laying already. It has been three weeks and we have only gotten two eggs. Is this normal? Thanks for your help![​IMG]
     
  2. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    Are they free range? If so look around and see if they are hiding their eggs.
     
  3. jnjross

    jnjross Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2008
    edwards, ms
    i have 2 that won't lay if cooped but will lay 1 a day when they're out [​IMG]
     
  4. pdemorro

    pdemorro New Egg

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    The chickens are out during the day but in a 8ft x 24ft run the is attached to the coop. I have not seen any eggs in the run. The eggs that I did get were in their nesting box which is actually an old window box filled with hay. Do you think that is the problem? Thank you so much for your help.

    Patty
     
    Last edited: Aug 17, 2008

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