Hens not laying well again

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenman111, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. chickenman111

    chickenman111 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My hens aren't laying well again, the only real change they've had was a week and a half ago when I introduced 6 new chickens (5 laying hens and 1 rooster). The roosters have been fighting some, and the hens had been scuffling but everythings settled down now, I was getting about 8 eggs a day from these 12 hens at first, but it's just been a downward spiral since. Yesterday I only got 2 eggs. If anyone has any idea what I could do I would greatly appreciate it.
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    Creatures of habit hate change. Change causes them stress. Stress stops ovulation.
    It will take a while. Make everything as serene as possible. Give them lots of room, extra feeders and waterers.
  3. chickenman111

    chickenman111 Chillin' With My Peeps


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