Chickens suddenly stopped laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by deserthomestead, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. deserthomestead

    deserthomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 10 hens and live in southern NV -- daytime temps around 105 F recently. We had been getting 5-7 eggs a day, but for the last 2 days I haven't found ANY eggs.

    My hens do free range, but there's really nowhere for them to hide eggs. They've never laid anywhere but the nest boxes in the past.

    I don't think they're molting, but they've never molted before so I'm not sure. They're 15 months old.

    What could cause them all to stop laying?
     
  2. deserthomestead

    deserthomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. cary 1973

    cary 1973 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Its the heat they will stop playin in the heat they may be going in the moltl too I have one thats molting right now
     

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