hens and pullets and egglaying

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by patticakes, Apr 21, 2011.

  1. patticakes

    patticakes Hatching

    Apr 18, 2011
    white hills arizona
    hi,im new on here and have a problem..LAST WEEK WE bought two layers and four pullets,we left them seperated for two days till we built their pen but since we put them in there no eggs,there were three the two days..anyway we thought maybe the pullets were stressing the hens so we bought the pullets in the garage to seperate for a couple days now but no eggs..what is the right thing to do??my son in chloride has the same problem with his also..we are using the same feed as they had as not to make dietary problems.

  2. Alexis

    Alexis Songster

    Jan 28, 2008
    Philomath, Oregon
    I hope you find the answers you're looking for here! One way to help get the right answers is to keep an eye on where you're posting. You might try asking this question in the Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying section instead of the Introduction area.

    But since I'm here, I'd suggest giving your girls a few more days to come around. When I moved mine in they layed for one or two days, and then stopped for about a week until they got adjusted to their new place and the stress of moving. You're not doing anything wrong to cause them not to lay. Or maybe they are hiding eggs from you in anticipation of Easter [​IMG]
  3. Judy

    Judy Crowing Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    Welcome to our forum!

    It may take considerably longer than a day or two for them to adjust, like a month or more.
  4. jason_mazzy

    jason_mazzy Songster

    Jan 7, 2011
    they will stop laying when they are in a new environment.

  5. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    [​IMG] from Indiana!!! [​IMG]
  6. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Hesperia,Ca [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama.

  8. incubatingisfun

    incubatingisfun Songster

    Dec 15, 2009
    [​IMG] Yeah I agree that they problably just need some time to adjust
  9. white01

    white01 Brady Brook Poultry

    May 11, 2010
    West Enfield,Maine
    [​IMG] [​IMG] from Maine
    Yes give them some time to adjust

  10. MSDeb

    MSDeb Songster

    Welcome to BYC, hope you decide to stay a while.

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