I am going to MAKE THEM LAY!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicken Boo, Nov 20, 2008.

  1. Chicken Boo

    Chicken Boo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a white and a barred rock, a gold-laced and a silver laced wyandotte, and a buff orpington that were hatched on June 2. That makes them 25.5 weeks old. They have not repaid all my treats and cooing with any eggs. I showed them. I bought a dozen and a half eggs today. Since I am now well stocked on eggs, I am expecting them to start up any day now. [​IMG]
     
  2. FLOWERPOT

    FLOWERPOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So funny!!!
    I remember feeling the same way!
    I hope it works for you!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    Try holding them by the neck with your left hand. Now with your right, grasp tightly just under your left. Without lessening pressure, slide your right hand towards their tail. An egg should pop out.[​IMG][/img]
     
  4. JayBird+16

    JayBird+16 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EE's and Black sex-links started laying the same day last week at 25 weeks - 2 days after I bought 2 dzn. eggs at the store. I think there was a conspiracy. [​IMG]
     
  5. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, give them til Spring at least...They may want to surprise you [​IMG]
     
  6. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    I feel your pain. I have two supposed Australorps (I'm not entirely convince they aren't Jersey Giants), who hatched beginning of June and aren't laying yet. Early maturing my patootie.
     
  7. Chicken Boo

    Chicken Boo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    DANG IT!!!!!! It did not work. I had to buy more eggs today. Poooo!
     
  8. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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  9. LuvinMyPeeps

    LuvinMyPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We're feeling your pain....LOL........arggghrrrr....mine are at 25 weeks..... [​IMG]
     
  10. Mesa

    Mesa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens will be 25 weeks on Wednesday and only 3 of the 7 are laying.
    I have 2 RIR (not laying), 3 Buff Orps (1 laying) and 2 white Leghorns (both laying). I just bought eggs, I'll let you know if this works for me LOL.
     

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