Hello from South Louisiana

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

  1. Karliscoop

    Karliscoop New Egg

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    Hello all! I am a single mother of two girls from South Louisiana! We all LOVE the outdoors and animals. My girls were given each a chicken last Easter from my sister. With the drastic summer heat, we eneded up loosing one. However, I still have one chicken left and she is (to my appearance) really healthy. My only concern is that she is almost a year old and she has yet to lay any eggs. Can anyone tell me what may be conflicting with my chicken to not be laying eggs yet?
     
  2. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

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  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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

    What breed of chicken is she? What are you feeding her?
     
  4. Karliscoop

    Karliscoop New Egg

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    I am not exactly sure what breed she is. She was given to my daughters as a gift. She is big and white and looks like your average everyday chicken. I have been buying chicken feed from my local feed store. It is a mixture of seeds and corn.
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So happy you joined. You need a feed that is a layer feed. Also, chickens are flock animals. She needs a friend. Her loneliness could have an effect on egg laying. :thumbsup
     
  8. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Southwest Ohio.
     
  9. silkymom1986

    silkymom1986 The Silkie Villa

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    Yes I agree, you need layer feed and she needs a friend to keep her company. Good luck, hope you start getting eggs soon!

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  10. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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