Layers on strike?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by plantguy90, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. plantguy90

    plantguy90 Songster

    Oct 4, 2009
    Moorpark, CA
    Well, its finally spring after what was a pretty nasty winter by SoCal standards. My 3 layers stopped laying about 3 weeks ago during the last set of rains and cold weather, and haven't started back up since. Odd thing is I get great production out of 3 silkies during this whole winter, but the 3 layers have been crappy layers all winter long. Right now I am not using a night light, though I did until 2 weeks ago. How can I get them going again? All they eat is layer pellets and scratch, and occasional greens from the garden. Their coop is heated all night with a infrared lamp, they are spoiled. The earthbound silkies live in a doghouse. Whats going on????
    Last edited: Mar 14, 2011
  2. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    Some things just can't be rushed...

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