citrus fruit help!!!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Glockoma441FA, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. Glockoma441FA

    Glockoma441FA Out Of The Brooder

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    I was out of town for a day working and my son fed the girls. when I got home I had found he had put some slices of an orange in the run and they ate it. Its been almost a week and they have not laid a single egg since. Will they start laying again, or am I out of luck?
     
  2. appps

    appps Overrun With Chickens

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    Ive read of people on here who do feed their chickens citrus so I suspect its purely coincidental timing and I honestly doubt that a few slices of orange is either going to hurt them or stop them laying for good (in fact I doubt it would stop them laying at all) so dont panic :)
     
  3. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote: That has nothing to do with them not layng eggs
    Something else is going on
     
  4. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine usually just don't eat citrus. I don't know of any reason that citrus is harmful to them. There is some other problem, as was said.

    Chris
     

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