eggs slowing up?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hennyhandler, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. Hennyhandler

    Hennyhandler SilkieJax

    Jun 10, 2009
    Cullman
    I have found that just in the last week or so my chickens have really cut back on the amount of eggs they are laying. I know that it SUPER hot and miserable so I am sure this has a whole lot to do with it. I was just wondering though has anyone else have this happen? How much has been decreased? I have 8 chickens and only got 2 eggs one day, the next I got 4 more. And I think it was by the end of a week roughly I had a dozen. SO how about ya'll?
     
  2. carrlr

    carrlr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mar 31, 2010
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    There are many reasons for eggs production to slow. Parasites, worms, moulting, or stress can be some reasons too, but heat is definatly a huge reason.
     

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