I must have new breeds of Chickens.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Baralak, Jan 15, 2011.

  1. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    As the title suggests, I have a new variation of different breeds.. ALL NON EGG LAYING!!!!.. the NON BR, BO, SS, and EE... Lol.. They are 26 weeks.. Started squatting about a week ago. Combs and waddles are all fire engine red!

    Sigh... All I want is an egg. (or maybe a few dozen)

    LOL [​IMG]
  2. catdaddy66

    catdaddy66 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 18, 2009
    Lugoff, SC
    Frustration is understandable, but... patience, young chicken farmer! Your wait will be rewarded many times over. Unless you have birds with alien DNA. Then I got nothin'!

    [​IMG] [​IMG]
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    ah, late bloomers....

    Paciencia, mijita...
  4. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    If they are squatting , and combs and wattles are red your wait is almost over. If not they are also good for dinner lol.
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    The coop is built, daylength is increasing, the girls are squatting, wattles and combs are bright and healthy---The eggs shall come. Your next post may be: Help wanted over abundance of eggs.[​IMG]
  6. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2007
    Northwest Michigan
    I have found that all you have to do is go out to the coop and with a pot or pan and threaten them that if they don't start to lay they will all end up in the pan. I've read it several times here on byc and I have even done it myself and I swear w/in a day or two everyone ended up with eggs. Go ahead and try! [​IMG]
  7. suzettex5

    suzettex5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2009
    Quote:Is it possible you and I have chickens that are distant relatives? Cuz I have 3 different hens that are 38 (yes, THIRTY EIGHT!!!) weeks old, and nary an egg to be seen. Grrrr....

    (and, no, there is NO chance they are roo's. i call 'em all Peg Bundy's, cuz all they do is sit around and eat and spend my hubbys' $) [​IMG]
  8. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    LOL.. Maybe from the same hatchery.. [​IMG] I have a funny picture of one of my girls sitting on top my by BBQ Grill. I told her then that is where she was ending up if she didn't start paying her rent.

    I've tried Crushed Red Pepper, Pots (Infact there is a stock pot sitting right next to their coop), I guess I'm going to have to do the naked egg laying dance during the spring solstice.. But I'm afraid that I would be carted off to the loo loo bin.

    I think that I'm going to try some singing... Sic' 'em on a chicken.,... comes to mind.

    For those that have never heard that song before.. here's the link.

  9. NottinghamChicks

    NottinghamChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hahahahaha, funny! My husband had a little chat with my girls and told them all his favorite ways to prepare chicken. Call me crazy but they ALL started laying one at a time each day for that whole week! They have all been laying an egg a day all throught the winter so far. I love my girls [​IMG]

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