Eeaster Egger hasn't layed for months *pics added*

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chicklover16, Oct 25, 2011.

  1. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    My 8 month old Easter egger hen hasn't layed an egg for almost 2 months now, she isn't showing any other signs of sickness so I'm not sure what's going on.

    Any advice is appreciated,
    idy
     
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2011
  2. Yay Chicks!

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    Chickens, generally speaking, need about 14 hours of light a day to lay. That being said, usually they lay through the winter during their first year.
    One of my EEs had a mini molt when she was about 7 months old that caused her to stop laying for a couple of months. Are you seeing feathers lying about?
     
  3. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    thank you so much for your quick reply! that is probably what it is.

    thanks again,
    idy
     
  4. chicklover16

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    oh and here's a picture of her if that helps:

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