Chickens 6mo old and no eggs??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by unix_micki, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. unix_micki

    unix_micki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought 4 sussex and 3 black orphingtons when they were almost 5 months old, I got an egg from them on that day and since they have not given me any eggs. I called the lady I got them from and she suggested I put a light in to help stimulate them but that isn't working either. Anyone have any ideas on what I can do?
     
  2. chews chooks

    chews chooks Out Of The Brooder

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    are you feeding them plenty of grit + oyster shell
     
  3. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The stress from the move usually puts a hold on their laying for up to a month or so. They are young yet, with the move it can take awhile for them to start up. Light takes a while for it to have a noticeable effect.
     
  4. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    x2 on Den's answer. Just give them time and they will start laying again.
     

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