Low egg production?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 8 divine chicks, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. 8 divine chicks

    8 divine chicks New Egg

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    I have a flock of 8 now 7..they are 1 year old., great egg layers but 2 days ago one died (don't know why) since then we have only collected 2 eggs...did loosing one upset the pecking order? Is this normal?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Give them another week.

    I have 14 hens and only got 5 eggs today.

    My favorite two leghorns haven't given me an egg in over 2 weeks... the white has given me two shell-less eggs.

    I suppose it's time to get out the food coloring, color some vents and see who needs to be culled.
     
  3. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

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    maybe it's too cold

    maybe they don't have enough calcium or something.

    or maybe they're just shocked that one died.

    either way, i hope they'll start laying again soon [​IMG]
     

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