Hen stopped laying.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicken person, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. Chicken person

    Chicken person Out Of The Brooder

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    I have four hens and 3 of them started laying a few weeks ago and the older RIR which is 2 months older than the others hasn't layed an egg in a week. What is wrong with her all the others are laying every day. Any suggestions?
     
  2. bigchicken56

    bigchicken56 Out Of The Brooder

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    Try giving her more protein. Protein is essential in a chicken's health. Does she seem to be eating well? How old is she? If she is a pullet she might just have decided to not start laying yet.
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    How old is she? She may be molting.
     
  4. Chicken person

    Chicken person Out Of The Brooder

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    I have laying pellets for them to eat whenever they want. I don't think she is molting she has all her feathers and is only 8 months old. I don't know what's wrong with her?
     

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