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Help, Egglaying nearly ceased. What to do?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Terrapene13, Aug 30, 2013.

  1. Terrapene13

    Terrapene13 In the Brooder

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    I recently moved my girls from a huge country lot to a 200 square foot run in town. Since the move, egglaying has been less than 25% of what it normally is. I have 4 altogether, and get maybe an egg a day. Could the stress be contributing? Or perhaps their age? The oldest just recently turned 2...I can't imagine they're past their prime already. One girl may be molting. Is there anything I can do for them? Or do I simply wait it out?
     

  2. MaggysEggsAidan

    MaggysEggsAidan In the Brooder

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    a two years old the likely hood is that they have gone of there lay for a little while. This is natural for a bid under stress and with some tlc from you and the occasional treat they should be laying again in no time, they just need to used to there surroundings. :)
     
  3. MaggysEggsAidan

    MaggysEggsAidan In the Brooder

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    At two years old the likely hood is that they have gone of there lay for a little while. This is natural for a bird under stress and with some tlc from you and the occasional treat they should be laying again in no time, they just need to used to there surroundings. :)
     

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