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Hens egg production way down.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tigerted, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. tigerted

    tigerted New Egg

    May 12, 2011
    We have 6 hens. We were getting 3-4 eggs a day, now we are down to none to one a day. What could cause this. Diet has not changed that much, has been weather cooled off just a little. We mix the food per day with cracked corn, lay pelletts and small amount of bird food for a treat. Any suggestions?
  2. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 7, 2011
    Piedmont of NC
    I wouldn't mix the feed. They should have layer
    pellets for food, everything else is just a treat, in
    moderation. Plus, less daylight makes a difference!
  3. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    I am sure your post will get moved,but I wanted to mention light.If I remember right it is around 14 hours a day to stimulate egg production. I finally gave in and put a light in my coop after no eggs for 2 months. Hoping they start up soon.

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