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Healthy chicken stopped laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cjpines, Jul 31, 2016.

  1. cjpines

    cjpines Songster

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    Hi, I have 6 chickens all laying. My one Americana, age 1 1/2 stopped about three weeks ago laying. She was an every day layer. The chickens all get the same food, layer food, veggies and fruits plus oyster shells. She is not molting nor broody.

    The only thing I can tell is she gets picked on from time to time. Could it be behavior?
     

  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    Mine have recently slowed in production too, and I just have my first molting hen, so don't count out that the season is winding. Most Wil molt between August and December.
     
  3. cjpines

    cjpines Songster

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    Thank you. I'll keep that in mind and watch her.
     

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