Egg Laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dr1939, Oct 16, 2015.

  1. dr1939

    dr1939 Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 5, 2012
    During the winter months do all chickens stop laying or do some still lay. I have six chickens and so far all but 2 have quit. I was just wondering if they all quit? I guess then you have to buy eggs until they start laying again.
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    It depends on age, breed and whether you 7se supplemental lighting. Production breed birds in the first laying cycle tend to be less effected and often lay through without lughts. Mature birds that have had the first big molt are more likely to require lughts to support production.
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2015

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