Girls stopped laying during blizzard and won't lay! Help!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tribemama, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. tribemama

    tribemama Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 25, 2008
    I have six girls. Two stopped laying in fall during their molt (2 yrs old) and four that were hatched last July. My four young girls were laying really well up until the blizzard we had in January. I had the coop wrapped in tarps and they were confined for a few days, but since then everything is back to normal except the laying! I have one girl laying and that is it. They eat well and are happy girls, but why aren't they laying? I figured the stress of the storm stopped them, but it has been 7 weeks!
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Some hens will start and stop laying sporadically during the season. Sometimes there's no apparent cause.

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