Hurt hen not laying

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cgar13, Feb 27, 2017.

  1. cgar13

    cgar13 Just Hatched

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    Hey guys,

    I've got 4 leghorns and 2 australorp hens. One of the leghorns was getting pecked pretty bad by the others so I separated her and sprayed blu-kote on her wounds. She's been isolated for about 2 weeks now and hasn't payed any eggs. Is this normal?
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    A hen that has been stressed will often stop producing eggs, yes. Both the pecking and the subsequent isolation can be stressors to them.
     
  3. cgar13

    cgar13 Just Hatched

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    Thanks for your reply, I'll give her some time to heal then re-introduce her to the flock.
     

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