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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tuck1948, Sep 8, 2013.

  1. Tuck1948

    Tuck1948 New Egg

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    HI can any one inform me why one of my chickens as stop laying. I have three chickens all about 4 month old, they all was laying an egg a day now one as not lay ed an egg for about 2 weeks. the hens are free range.

    many thanks

    keith
     
  2. BuffOrps123

    BuffOrps123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably because of the heat or cold, it's when they stop laying. Within a month they should start, if not see a vet.
     
  3. countrygoddess

    countrygoddess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Could be two things. 1) New layers can lay sporadically until their reproductive system is settled into its new job. 2) The one that you think isn't laying actually IS laying, but has found a place out in her "free range" to do it. Go on an easter egg hunt. I bet you find them. =)
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I also think there is a hidden nest
     
  6. Tuck1948

    Tuck1948 New Egg

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    Hi all thank you all very much for all your coments, very useful and helpful

    once again many thanks

    keith
     
  7. BuffOrps123

    BuffOrps123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, did you find the hidden eggs :) ?
     
  8. Tuck1948

    Tuck1948 New Egg

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    Hi Guys

    just to let you all know, I can't find any eggs, but I'm going to put some golf balls in the nest

    thanks

    Keith
     
  9. BuffOrps123

    BuffOrps123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you very much, the golf balls will help! I tried it.
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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