Ladys have stopped laying.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Eznet2u, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. Eznet2u

    Eznet2u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am new to this, so bare with me please.

    A little over 2 months ago we purchased 4 Barred Rocks and 1 RIR that were already laying. (1 a day, like clockwork)
    Two weeks later, we bought 2 more RIRs. Again, everything was great, 7 Eggs a day. Last week we noticed the #'s
    started to fluctuate daily on the number of eggs. We found that they had been laying in the yard. I blocked off all of
    the areas in the yard that they were using.

    Now we only get 3-4 a day in the nesting boxes. I have searched everywhere for a clutch of eggs and nothing. There
    isn't any place they could put them, that I couldn't see them...

    I don't see any of them walking around with their legs crossed, so what gives. They are all very healthy. They all go
    to bed with full every night.
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    Thanks for your time.
     
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2011
  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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  3. Eznet2u

    Eznet2u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the link. A lot of reading left for me to do... [​IMG]
     

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