egg laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by woogie g3, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. woogie g3

    woogie g3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 2 black sex links. that i pretty much rescued. and they laid wonderful for about a year. then one of them stopped laying i figured it was age but her sister is same age and still lays daily. why is she not laying but here sister is??? is there anything i can do to make her lay or is she done
     
  2. vnploveschickens

    vnploveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Could she be molting? When chickens molt, they stop laying because their bodies are using lots of energy to grow new feathers.

    What do you feed them? Do they get any treats? Make sure they get lots of extra protein that helps to grow the feathers.
    Give them scrambled or hard boiled egg, plain yogurt, Boss (black oil sunflower seeds), etc.

    Keep us updated. Good luck!
     

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