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Help! My 8 month old hen hasn't laid for 2 days!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chicky Woos123, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. Chicky Woos123

    Chicky Woos123 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm really worried about my hen. She's been really loud lately, and she hasn't laid for 2 days. I'm really worried because we are leaving for vacation in 3 days. Please help me! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not laying, in and of itself, is not reason to believe the hen is ill; nor being loud. It is not unusual for a hen to take time off. Even more so for pullets who have not been laying that long,
     
  3. Chicky Woos123

    Chicky Woos123 Out Of The Brooder

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    I hope that nothing is wrong with her though. She has taken a few days off before, but I hope that she starts again soon. Thanks!
     
  4. Chicky Woos123

    Chicky Woos123 Out Of The Brooder

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    She went into the nest box this morning,but no egg. Should I be worried?
     
  5. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    An egg yet?
     
  6. Chicky Woos123

    Chicky Woos123 Out Of The Brooder

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    No, no egg yet. But I don't think that she's egg bound. Maybe she's just taking a “Chicken Vacation." [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. nchls school

    nchls school Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quite likely she is.
     
  8. Chicky Woos123

    Chicky Woos123 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm less worried now. They've also been under quite a bit of stress latelty,bescasie they aren't sleeping where they're supposed too, therefore they are laying soft eggs. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] But I think that she's OK. If she really was egg bound, she would have been dead already. [​IMG][​IMG] But she isn't. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] Thanks for your advice!
     

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