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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by farmgirl79, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. farmgirl79

    farmgirl79 Hatching

    Jun 22, 2015
    I am wondering if chickens have a cycle for laying? I have 3 3yr olds i know dont really lay regularly i also have 2 1yr olds. I was getting 2-3 eggs beginning of spring now nothing. What could be happening and what can i do?

  2. eHuman

    eHuman Songster

    Mar 14, 2016
    Egg laying primarily has to do with having enough light per day. Secondary but equally important are age, diet, stress level, and whether they have been recently moved.

    How long have you been eggless?
    Have there been any recent changes that could affect them?
    Check and make sure they aren't hiding them in a new spot.

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