Hens not laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fmk, Aug 4, 2010.

  1. fmk

    fmk Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 26, 2009
    Three of my four hens stopped laying after a dog attack about 10 weeks ago. The three who are not laying didn't appear to suffer any physical injuries - strangely the one who was badly bitten by the dog, has recovered and is laying an egg each day. Is there anything I can do to encourage the others to lay again?
    Last edited: Aug 4, 2010
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Quote:I doubt after 10 weeks it was the attack. BTW- sorry that happened.
    Is it hot in Ireland? That can effect egg laying.

    Imp- Some people cayenne in their feed to increase laying. Don't know if it is true.

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