i need some advise because MY CHICKENS HATE ME!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by L*A*G*, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Songster

    Nov 19, 2008
    planet chicken
    it is oct now and that make my BO 7 MONTHS OLD i repeat 7 MONTHS OLD and STILL has not even looked at the nesting boxes. YES I am sure they have not got a secret nest some where in the woods. what did i do, why O why won't she lay????? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  2. nature nut

    nature nut Songster

    Aug 3, 2009
    Southeast Louisiana
    I was just reading somewhere that it can take a chicken up to 24 or more months to lay![​IMG]
  3. KittyKelly

    KittyKelly Songster

    May 6, 2009
    Central KY
    aww!! she doesn't hate you!! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    she will lay when she is ready [​IMG]
  4. Chickn chick 46

    Chickn chick 46 Songster

    May 22, 2009
    Quote:24 months? [​IMG] I don't think even I could keep a chicken past 12 months that hasn't produced an egg. If that happened to any of my chicks, I would be inclined for the first time, to recuit to freezer camp. [​IMG]

    Edited to add: To the OP, I really hope she begins to lay for you. I don't get why it can take so long [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 2, 2009
  5. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    yep. it's a conspiracy alright! start hanging KFC buckets and iron skillets in the coop for decor until they get the picture!!!

    7 months is not unusual at all actually. they are still on target.

    now give them a message from the one who gave you your avatar...PONY UP OR BE EATEN ALREADY!!!!! [​IMG]
  6. 1stepcloser

    1stepcloser Poultry In Motion

    Sep 16, 2009
    Dover, TN
    I think they meant 24 weeks....lol. At least I hope so! [​IMG]
  7. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Enabler

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
    My Coop
    [​IMG] hang in there.....I'm sure it'll happen soon.....[​IMG]
  8. L*A*G*

    L*A*G* Songster

    Nov 19, 2008
    planet chicken
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  9. christa7032

    christa7032 In the Brooder

    Sep 11, 2009
    I'm in the same boat. My girls are 22 weeks and still don't even look like they are thinking about laying! It is so frustrating! Hopefully I will see an egg out of them soon...
  10. JakRat

    JakRat Songster

    Apr 22, 2009
    you might need to have a heart to heart with her [​IMG] are they free ranging? if so you might have to have a family easter egg hunt to find them. my moms lays hers in a corner of the house in the bushes...

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