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Hen layed one egg and stopped

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 10happychickens, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. 10happychickens

    10happychickens Hatching

    Jun 1, 2010
    We have an Aracauna hen that is now over 7 months old. 5 weeks ago she layed one egg (not in the nest and it was cracked) and has not layed since. Any ideas? Is there such thing as a hen that doesn't lay?

  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    I suspect you have something eating them. It is not usual for a hen to lay one egg then stop. She is either hiding them from you or something is getting them before you.

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