Chickens suddenly stopped laying

jimijames

In the Brooder
9 Years
Apr 14, 2010
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Southern Neew Hampshire
All of my chickens suddenly stopped laying this week. I was getting about a dozen per day, then, Tuesday I got 5, Weds there was one and yesterday and today nothing, zippo, nadda....
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They just stated laying at the end of July and have been consistant since..

Nothing has changed, other that the weather is cooler and it's getting darker earlier, otherwise I have no clue.

any ideas as to why this would happen? I'm stummped.

thanks!

Jim
 
My guess would be shorter daylight hours.
Maybe you could try a light on a timer to come on really early
and go out after it is good and light outside.
A little boost of protein at the same time could not hurt.
Mine love fish and since my husband and son fish alot I have
an abundant supply.
 
There is a 6 month moult but usually it's a partial moult, and they should have cranked up again by now. You did not give a lot of info. I would more suspect a predator is eating them or they are laying under a bush somewhere.
 
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