Ladys have stopped laying.

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

  1. Eznet2u

    Eznet2u Chirping

    Jul 22, 2011
    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.

    Thanks for your time.
    Last edited: Aug 19, 2011

  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
  3. Eznet2u

    Eznet2u Chirping

    Jul 22, 2011
    Thank you for the link. A lot of reading left for me to do... [​IMG]

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