Hen not laying eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by PhlyinPheBee, Sep 28, 2010.

  1. PhlyinPheBee

    PhlyinPheBee Poodles, Chicken, Goats--OH MY!!

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    My mom has a 1.5 year old D'Uucle that has not laid eggs in months. Not even real sure if she has ever. They used to have 2 banties and eggs were being hidden. Now they have moved and there is no hiding places and "Millie" has not laid. Any ideas on a hen never laying. She is not a roo, no crowing, no proper feathers.
     
  2. PhlyinPheBee

    PhlyinPheBee Poodles, Chicken, Goats--OH MY!!

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  3. labargeioson

    labargeioson Out Of The Brooder

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    It's rare but it is possible that she won't ever lay. I've heard rare cases of birds never giving an egg. Most people then convert those to meat birds. [​IMG]
     
  4. sotelomary

    sotelomary Chillin' With My Peeps

    I can't really help you. I am in the same boat. I have a glw that layed for a couple weeks last fall and hasn't laid since. No changes have been made to their environment. I will wait and see if she molts this fall (which will be her first) and see if that somehow kicks in the egg laying. If not, then I hope to give her away.

    Mary
     

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