I have 4 Light brown leghorns and not laying anymore :(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chicky91, Nov 10, 2014.

  1. Chicky91

    Chicky91 In the Brooder

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    I have 4 leghorns and they had stopped laying for almost 2 weeks! the act normal and eat normal but no eggs! the are no predetors and i live in CT and its gotten pretty cold since winter is coming. can anyone help?
     
  2. Suzie

    Suzie Crowing

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    It is quite normal for chickens to lay fewer eggs during the Winter and cold months..with a lot less daylight.... and also they are possibly going through a moult...are you finding feathers lying around in the coop...?
     
  3. Chicky91

    Chicky91 In the Brooder

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    yea there are some feathers around coop. should i bee concerned?
     
  4. Eggcessive

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  5. Michael Apple

    Michael Apple Crowing

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    No need to be concerned over feathers like Suzie mentioned. They are moulting like chickens do this time of year. Give some poultry vitamins in their water a few days a week. Probiotic powder 1 day a week in waterers helps too. How old are your hens?
     
  6. Chicky91

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    i'd say they are about 9 - 13 months
     
  7. Michael Apple

    Michael Apple Crowing

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    Okay. Make sure they are active, eating and drinking. Post here if you have any concerns.
     

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