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egg production

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

  1. EggHead107

    EggHead107 Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 20, 2016
    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

    Jul 1, 2011
    Dickinson, North Dakota
    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

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    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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