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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Motherchik, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. Motherchik

    Motherchik Hatching

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    [​IMG] I am very depressed. I have 6 chickens for about a month. I let them go free in the backyard...but no eggs. I change their feed from corn to egg layer feed but no eggs.. They told me to pen them and put an egg inside the coon ...Its been about another week...and guess what? No egg...Does anyone have any other good idea?
     

  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    [​IMG] How old are they? And where are you from. If its cold and the days are short alot of time they wont lay.
     
  3. Dandelion007

    Dandelion007 Songster

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    I would ask the same questions, age & location (weather).

    Another question I'd like to add is the breed(s) of chickens you have.

    Oh, and we always love to see pictures. Everyone is chicken nuts here. Could help in this case especially if you aren't sure of the breed...
     
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2009
  4. birdsofparadise

    birdsofparadise Songster

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    Are you sure they are pullets and not immature roos?
     

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