egg production

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by EggHead107, Sep 23, 2016.

  1. EggHead107

    EggHead107 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone I have noticed that my chickens have slowed down there laying. I was wondering what I could do that would help them get back on track. Thank you!!!
     
  2. twisted-acres-farm

    twisted-acres-farm Maiah and daughter dob aug 2, 2017 Premium Member

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    Age of hens, diminishing light either day or man make or combo, possible molt can all cause a slow down in egg production.

    you need about 14 hours of light for best production, if molting try feeding extra protein.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    How old are they?
    If around 18 months old, give or take a couple months, they are probably getting ready to molt.
    Birds going into their second winter probably won't lay much without supplemental lighting.
     

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