Help! From 4-0

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BethLeopard, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. BethLeopard

    BethLeopard Out Of The Brooder

    Advice please! My chickens stopped laying eggs all at the same time. It has been a week now. They are only a year old. I can't see that it is in relation to their environment, food, health, etc. All the same.
  2. poultryshow

    poultryshow New Egg

    Jul 19, 2014
    Do you give them oyster shells?
  3. BethLeopard

    BethLeopard Out Of The Brooder

    Yes, they have a supply always available.
  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2011
    Perhaps they're getting ready to molt, or maybe something's visiting their coop at night and is spooking them. The last time mine stopped laying, I had moved the waterer to a different place :/ The time before that, there were mice in the coop.
    What I'm getting at is it really doesn't take much to upset them enough to cause them not to lay...

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