chickens wont lay

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by HOTONE, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. HOTONE

    HOTONE Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a friend who has chickens and they were going thru a moult 3 months ago. They haven't layed since then except for 6 eggs. What is going on and what can be done. They are on laying feed and have oyster shell also. Please help....thanks
     
  2. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We've always kept a light on the winter to add light. It comes on around 5 a.m. and then again from 4 - 8 p.m. Even so, I had a few hens that simply didn't lay over the winter at all.
     
  3. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    If they free range, they may be laying outside the coop
    Lock them up a couple of days and you'll quickly find out.

    Otherwise you just have to be patient
     

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