Chickens refue to lay egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Keltic Fitz, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. Keltic Fitz

    Keltic Fitz Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi

    I have several chickens and they laid eggs last years but this year almost zero. I am feeding them the same way as last year. They are only two years old. I had a hen brooding and added four new chickens to the flock. I am not happy with the egg production. what am I doing wrong?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    What breeds? Certain breeds burn out quicker than others
     
  3. Choco Maran

    Choco Maran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they going outside to free range? Can there be any way a pedator could be getting in the coop and stealing the eggs. They would not have burn out at one year I would not think as Kevin565 said.

    If they are free ranging they may be laying out side some where Check
     
  4. Keltic Fitz

    Keltic Fitz Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Kevin I have 4 new Marins, 2 Rhode Island Reds and 2 New Hampshires. I have look to see if they are laying in the area they wonder and free feed but no eggs.
     

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