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Eighteen-month-old Silke STILL hasn't laid an egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bawkbawkbawk, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. bawkbawkbawk

    bawkbawkbawk Chillin' With My Peeps

    I love my Silkie but I guess I have to finally accept that she is purely decorative. She will be two years old come June and she has never laid an egg.

    I even wondered for awhile if she might be a he because she often crows quite a bit, but she always does the "squat" when I approach her, so that means she's a hen, right? And I've never seen any kind of mating or aggressive behavior from her toward the other hens, so I guess she is just a barren little hen.

    Has anyone else had a hen that never lays an egg?
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