Chickens won't lay eggs after moving coop

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Rachel504, Apr 1, 2015.

  1. Rachel504

    Rachel504 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello. Yesterday we moved our chickens to a new chicken coop, but today I found only one egg in their nesting boxes. Normally I get 5 or more. Have they stopped laying because of the move? I'm worried this might be bad for them. I would appreciate any advice about this.
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Chickens simply hate change. Give them time, it may take 2 weeks or so for them to settle down. You're not hurting them at all.
     
  3. Rachel504

    Rachel504 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ah, alright. Thanks for the response. :)
     
  4. sweetbeak

    sweetbeak Chillin' With My Peeps


    Agree, i put a few new nesting boxes in an extended their sleeping quarters and we go no eggs for 9 days, usually we were getting 8 a day.
     

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