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Hen not laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by burb120, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. burb120

    burb120 Hatching

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    I bought this hen from a craigslist add and the previous owner seemed honest about the chickens, but he claimed she was a year old. She is not laying, is there any way to tell how old she is. I have had her for 2 1/2 months and she acts young and likes to run around a lot, she also is mean to my other chickens sometimes, but if anyone knows how to tell the age or has any suggestions let me know.
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    [​IMG] She does not look like an aged hen. I would guess that the change in homes and shortening day length have combined to stop her egg laying. She will lay eventually.
     

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