Hens not laying

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BGChkn, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. BGChkn

    BGChkn Hatching

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    Hello Backyard Chicken peeps. I have been a member for a year or so but have not used the forum yet. However, I am having a problem with two of my hens, a Rhode Island Red and an Americauna. They are both about 6 months old and still not laying. All of the hens I have had in the past have begun laying in their 5th month. Is there anyone that has had similar experiences? If so, did your hens eventually start laying? I am wondering if there could be an environmental factor contributing to this...or am I just impatient?
     

  2. Some hens just take longer then others. The longest I've waited for a hen is around 8+ months. Just hang in there it will happen!
    [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!! They all start laying at different times. Just be a little more patient!!
     
  4. mommissan

    mommissan Songster

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    [​IMG] from the Adirondack mountains![​IMG]

    I'll keep my fingers crossed with you. [​IMG] I've got a coop full of girls that are going on 6 months and I've got 1 egg so far. [​IMG]
     
  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  6. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

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    Hello [​IMG] and welcome to BYC [​IMG] from Hesperia, Ca
     
  7. greymane

    greymane Songster

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    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! As has been stated here many times, they will start laying when they are ready! [​IMG]
     

  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Howdy from Kansas, BGChkn and [​IMG]. I think they will be laying soon enough. Best of luck to you! [​IMG]
     
  9. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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