Laying starting to get a little irregular

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mjuenem, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. mjuenem

    mjuenem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Suppose it's time to add a few daylight hours with a light?
     
  2. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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  3. mjuenem

    mjuenem Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, I have been through one Winter with them already. Just bemoning the fact that the days are getting shorter and that time is here again.
     
  4. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since this is their second year they may be getting ready to moult. That, not day length, may be slowing them down. My 18 month old birds have gone from 36 eggs a day to 18/20 range and I've been expecting it. Since my birds have a constant 16 hrs of light that is a better explanation. It'll get worse before it gets better--just hope they all don't go into moult at the same time.
     

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