I'm confused but not worried...or should I be?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by neuchicontheblock, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. neuchicontheblock

    neuchicontheblock Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2009
    So I bought Americanus hens and one or two had an egg for 3 days and NOW NOTHING!!!!! There are roosters about and a nice coop with boxes kept clean. The threev new ones hang out with the low man on the totem pole in the enclosure (though it's open...what is happening herre?[​IMG]
  2. ace6175

    ace6175 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2009
    I'm still a newbie, but from what I've read on this forum, there are a lot of reasons for hens to stop laying - stress from moving to a new home is 1 reason.
    Maybe someone with more experience can help more.
  3. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Many times,, hens will quit laying due to stress of moves. Sometimes it can take 2 to 3 weeks before they are settled in and get back to laying.
    They will start laying again but it might take some time.

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