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

    Aug 19, 2008
    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

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    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

    Sep 4, 2008
    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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