Chickens stopped laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sanchabird, Jan 1, 2015.

  1. sanchabird

    sanchabird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't gotten a single egg in 3 months. I only have 2 girls left. Normally during the winter, I'll occasionally get an egg, but not this time. One of the girls was attacked by a neighbors dog in July, and stopped laying, but we got eggs for a few weeks about 2 months later before they both stopped. They will be 3 in April. I know the shorter days, molting and weather all have something to do with it, but is it normal to have not gotten any eggs at all?
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Everything is normal. Molting will cause them to stop. Decreased light hours will cause them to stop. Cold weather will cause them to stop. And their age will cause them to decrease. I have two hens that are exactly your hens' age and they have stopped also.
     
  3. sanchabird

    sanchabird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I have never had a completely eggless winter, so it just worried me when I hadn't gotten any eggs
     

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