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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bill 443144, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. bill 443144

    bill 443144 New Egg

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    Hi, I am Bill from Port charlotte, Florida. I have 3 chickens, that have been laying for about 6 months. Suddenly within 2 weeks of each other they all stopped laying. I have not changed their feeding or watering schedule. Any Ideas? Please respond.
     
  2. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any change in diet?
     
  3. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    Are they starting to molt?
     
  4. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Would they molt at 6 months old?
     
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  5. bill 443144

    bill 443144 New Egg

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    I am new at this.I bought the chickens about 6 months ago,and do not know how old they are.
    They have lost feathers, if this is molting-how long will it last? Will they go back to laying eggs?
     
  6. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and [​IMG]
    Egg laying usually slows in the winter and picks back up in the spring. If it's cold where you are that might be the reason.
     
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    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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  8. bill 443144

    bill 443144 New Egg

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    My problem isnt that egg laying has slowed, it has stopped compltely for about 2 weeks.
     
  9. bill 443144

    bill 443144 New Egg

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    My problem isnt that the egg laying has slowed but has stopped all together. Living in SW Florida , tempature has not changed much nor has natural light.Anybody with any other reason for lack of eggs please inform me. Thank you.
     
  10. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

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    Stress can be a big factor. Anything strerssful rooster, stray cats, dogs, too cold, too hot another chicken bullying another?
     

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