Hens not laying ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by EggStatic46, Nov 20, 2014.

  1. EggStatic46

    EggStatic46 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all.
    I have 4 hens (Easter Egger, 1 Golden Wyandotte and 2 Silvers)
    I have had them now since June 1st and have not seen a single egg produced by any of them. I live here in South Central PA and the clocks have been turned back and cold has set in. Is this normal behavior? I Expected eggs production by now :(
    Thanks!
    Mike
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    How old are they? They may just be too old or too young to lay. Another possible reason is that they are hiding their eggs. The decreased daylight hours may prevent them from laying until spring.

    Here is a good link on reasons for no egg production: Why are my hens not laying? - BackYard Chickens Community
     
  3. EggStatic46

    EggStatic46 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry about that. I got them as chicks shipped from a hatchery back on May 28th.
    I do let them free range but my yard is only about 1/3 acre and i have been searching for eggs but have not found any. I am beginning to think we will be having chicken dinners if I'm we're not getting any eggs....lol...just kidding....their pets now..lol
     

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