im stumped

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by vcpr3, Oct 16, 2012.

  1. vcpr3

    vcpr3 New Egg

    Oct 16, 2012
    My chickens are about a year old this last spring. Is it normal for them too go weeks without laying a single egg? they have plenty of light and there is of course a heat lamp in there box. We r in Wyoming and in October temps have been dipping into 20s at night but they r well fed and plenty of fresh water and clean bedding. The only thing that i can think of thats out of the ordinary is that they r molting right now. Any imput is most helpful

    Thank U From Wyoming
  2. TimBaumann

    TimBaumann Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2012
    I've read on several posts that it's normal for chicken to stop laying while molting due to the stress of losing their feathers! I also read that you could give them a higher nutrition feed. Just type "molting" into the search there's tonnes of info on there! [​IMG]

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