Little Polish not laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mother o' chicks72, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. mother o' chicks72

    mother o' chicks72 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 21, 2011
    Portland, Oregon
    We added a bantam polish to our flock a few months ago when our girls were just starting to lay and she was about the same age as them but she is still not laying. we weren't expecting many eggs from her but we thought we'd get at least a few cute little banty eggs by now. the other girls used to pick on her a lot, chasing her into corners and whatnot so I'm wondering if it could be stress related or if she's just a dud. even if she's a dud we're gonna keep her, she's a sweet little girl. just wondering.
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  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    She's stressed yes but also just a later layer. It takes patience. Never expect Polish to lay less than other breeds though unless you have some serious show quality stock. [​IMG]
     
  3. mother o' chicks72

    mother o' chicks72 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 21, 2011
    Portland, Oregon
    well she's a banty and we were told banties just don't lay as often. she's cute though, yes?
     
  4. Chic_girl

    Chic_girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 2 White Crested Black Polish pullets, and I just got an egg out of one yesterday. The last Polish eggs I got were back in August, but since then, our third Polish disappered. I don't expect more eggs in the near future, though.

    I don't believe Polish are great layers, but they sure are fun and friendly!

    At least Sha-nay-nay and Courtny are quite personable, and they love chasing our dogs.[​IMG]
     
  5. SilkieBantams

    SilkieBantams Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2011
    Houston, TX
    Polish are layers but they never go broody
     

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