egg laying stopped

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 3 NH reds, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. 3 NH reds

    3 NH reds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some Ranger meat birds and I wanted to hatch a new generation of a Ranger/Giant mix. at 22 weeks the egg laying started and I got eggs like every other day. now 2 weeks later it stopped. No change in diet living space or any other stress. They are young so no molting going on.I have no idea why.
     
  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Usually, if they aren't laying off site somewhere, it is simply a matter of light. The days are very short this time of year, heading for the shortest day of the year, Dec 22.
     

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