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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

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    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

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    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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