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Marans not laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rancher hicks, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Crowing

    Feb 28, 2009
    Syracuse, NY
    I have 2 marans about 10 mos. thye were laying but II moved them into another flock w/ a roo and 3 younger hens. They've stopped laying and don't roost w/ "Eric" or the new girls. While they range together they don't "hang" together if you know what I mean. Eric chases the girls in the morning but they run away. Will they get together eventually? I hope to breed and hatch marans this spring.

  2. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

    Feb 11, 2008
    Waterloo, Nebraska
    Give it time. It's also common for laying to slow down or stop this time of year.

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