Hi, Around Spring time we bought 4 hens from the Co-op (Australorps and Gold Laced Wyandottes), and they started laying 2 eggs a day pretty quickly. Then on May 21st, we got another batch of 30 hens from Murry McMurry. They are mostly Blue Laced Red Wyandottes (which all turned out to be splash shame on you McMurry!!), along with some other heavy breeds like Buff Orpington, etc. but none of them have started laying and its been 6 months now!!! I know its winter (it is currently about 60 degrees in Tennessee and 40 overnight)) with darker days, but does this stop them from starting completely?? My orginal 4 that started in Fall are still going strong and laying 2 a day, and my ducks are laying one per day consistently. I was expecting to have dozens a day by now Thanks for your help, James.