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...chickens not doing their job :)...(laying eggs)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chickengirl1304, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. Chickengirl1304

    Chickengirl1304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Theyre put away at 5pm and I have a light come on at 130am. They are fed a layer crumble, as well as any vegetable scraps/waste from our restaurants. They have plenty of room in their yard and plenty of nesting boxes with clean straw. I have 27 POL hens. What am I doing wrong? Am I missing something?
     
  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    How long have you had the light on them? Most of my birds take 2 to 3 weeks to start back up after putting lights on them. Except my Bantam polish I have gotten a dozen eggs in 2 and halfs months from 6 hens[​IMG]


    Also how old are your birds?
     
    Last edited: Jan 24, 2013
  3. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they? Did they start laying and stop or have they not started yet?
     
  4. Chickengirl1304

    Chickengirl1304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are about 3 that are 2 years old and 10 that are 1.5 years old. The rest are about 8 months old. I've had the light on since November and they went from 3 eggs to 12 eggs a day now
     

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