Hello! Cookoo Marans

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by More Chickens, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. More Chickens

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    Hi.... we purchased 4 cookoo marans from a person down the road. They say they are coming to the second year of laying. They are not laying and it is 2/23/12. Ugh! We give them care, feed, water, TLC, scratch, etc... dry conditions and even a rooster to warm up to. Any suggestions on how to kick start laying?

    Ron
    Portland, OR
     
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    When did you get them? Chickens will react to any change in their environment by ceasing to lay until they have made the adjustment.
     
  3. More Chickens

    More Chickens New Egg

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    Purchased over two weeks ago. Yes, they are probably in an adjustment period. Maybe they will kick in soon. Same for the two American aracauna. They too are not laying. So the one bird that we kept is trying to boost morale for the rest.

    Thanks.... Time will tell .....

    ron
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Don't worry, when they have settled in you will start getting some eggs.
     
  5. silkymom1986

    silkymom1986 The Silkie Villa

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    Hi, glad you joined the forum! If they molted recently that could be the cause as well. One of my best layers molted in October and still hasn't started back laying. Good luck!

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  6. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. More Chickens

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    I sure appreciate the support and comments you share. Many eggs to you all!
     
  9. rockinpaints

    rockinpaints Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Welcome to BYC from Ohio! [​IMG]

    Give the girls a little more time, some do not start laying again till March......Soon I'm sure!
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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