im stumped

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

  1. vcpr3

    vcpr3 New Egg

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    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

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    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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