Laying and eating problems

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by luvbeagles, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. luvbeagles

    luvbeagles Out Of The Brooder

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    I hope someone can help. We have 27 laying hens that average 18 eggs per day. Recently, they have started eating very little - they have even slowed down eating any scratch. Also, they have reduced their egg production. Today we only collected 9 eggs. Appearance wise - everyone looks fine. They seem to have developed a "cough" - our weather has been very wet lately. Their eyes are clear. Does anyone have any ideas what might be wrong?
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    How old are they?
     
  3. luvbeagles

    luvbeagles Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry I haven't responded earlier. 4 of these are 2 years and the rest are 1 year old exactly. They are all Domineques.
     

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