If I have not seen an EE egg in five days, should I assume...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by gritsar, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    that it's because of a coop move (same coop, different location)?

    the heat, it's 106* right at this moment?

    Or

    Are the little boogers hiding some? I kept them locked up until 4 PM yesterday and today, but still no EE eggs.
     
  2. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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    Are they perhaps starting their molt?
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:I suppose anything is possible, but they are only 11 months old. [​IMG]
     
  4. crawfordmama

    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've found mine cut back on laying in the heat. As in the high 80s. I can't imagine they'd want to lay in 106*!
     
  5. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    Kat, it's probably a combo of the stress of the move and this brutal heat.
    A lot of my chicken friends down here have seen a drastic reduction in their egg production...mine are still doing really well. [​IMG]
     

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