Hens stopped laying

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by FreckledFarmer, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. FreckledFarmer

    FreckledFarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    I treated my one year old flock for Cocci last week because we found a lot of blood in the stool of one of our chickens. She passed that night. We treated the whole flock and they have completely stopped laying eggs. We have 5 remaining birds... we got one egg yesterday, and one on Saturday... None Thursday (we started the treatment Wednesday night), None Friday, None Sunday and None today.... What is going on?
     
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  2. ten chicks

    ten chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Several reasons for a decrease in egg production,chickens do get depressed when one of their flock members dies,they might not be feeling 100% well,heat will also drop egg production. All of these reasons will cause a decrease in egg production. Give them time,they will resume egg laying when they are ready.
     
  3. FreckledFarmer

    FreckledFarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! I was so worried that I was missing something. Everyone is acting normal and no more blood. I was afraid I was about to get hit with something else.
     

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