hens won't lay for a month! what can I do?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickenshiha, Aug 24, 2016.

  1. chickenshiha

    chickenshiha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For the past month all my hens stopped laying and I'm really confused about why they've stopped because I didn't change anything food or water same, and also the weather is a bit better than before,its a great weather for the past 2 weeks, but in hottest days they used to lay, it's Been 70-80 degrees Fahrenheit, and they're free ranged in my garden I'm always on watch and there's no predators, what's causing it?
     
  2. limited25

    limited25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At about 18 months they go into a molt ... how old are your hens? This is the time of year for molting to occur.
     
  3. chickenshiha

    chickenshiha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    one is 2 years old and one is 7 months old and one is 3 years old yeah she mabye a bit old but she was a laying machine! But I don't see any molting it's been a month
     
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2016

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