Hens are not laying

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Liamschickens, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. Liamschickens

    Liamschickens Just Hatched

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    Why arnt my girls laying? I recently built a run off the side if my coop. My girls are used to being free roaming, but they were laying where I couldn't get to the eggs.
    I make my living off my girls, so this was a problem.
    Ever since I built the run, I have not had one egg layed! The run has only been built for about 2weeks.
    Will they lay again? I'm sure they will, I'm just worried about them really.
     
  2. Wisher1000

    Wisher1000 Bama Biddy

    Give them time, they'll start back.
     
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  3. ChicknsRock

    ChicknsRock Overrun With Chickens

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    Are they molting? Are they winter layers? I agree with @Wisher1000 , they will start back.
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  4. Bumblefoot Bill

    Bumblefoot Bill Out Of The Brooder

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  5. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    I have had this problem before and in time they get over it
    all you did was mess them up on where they would rather
    like to lay their egg's to where you would rather have them
    deposit the egg's ..... As it was more computable before
    for them and it should only take two to three weeks for
    them to get back in the comfort zone [​IMG]
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Sometimes new things can freak them out a bit for a while. Give them time to readjust and you should be back in the eggs soon.

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
     
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  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. Building the run may have stressed your birds out. Other factors like weather could also cause them to stop laying.
     
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