chickens not laying yet?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by vodkalady, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. vodkalady

    vodkalady Out Of The Brooder

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    we have 4 month old chickens and they laid 4 small brown eggs a week ago and since then absolutely nothing...what happened? i was told they do not start laying til 5 months. why did they lay 4 and then stop? i am giving them layer mash and oyster shells and garlic powder and cayenne pepper which i was told helps them to lay good
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Are they bantams?
     
  3. vodkalady

    vodkalady Out Of The Brooder

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    no ...they are rhode island reds and black sex links
     
  4. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Do you allow them to roam freely about in the mornings?
     

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