March Chicks Still Not Laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MamiPollo, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. MamiPollo

    MamiPollo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 6, 2011
    My Coop
    I have looked over the sticky thread on this topic, and I see age but it is talking about old hens.

    I have 5 hens that hatched in March. One of them has been laying since August. The other 4 have bright red combs, but have not been laying eggs. Only the one who lays squats. One of the araucanas has been hanging around me more and fussing, so I am hoping maybe she will start laying soon but so far nada.

    I have been keeping them cooped up during the day due to their visiting behaviors, and still only getting one egg per day.

    Is this normal?
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    If my math is correct we're talking about 7 month old birds correct? Whether a 7 month old bird should be laying or not depends on alot of things, as speckledhen pointed out in that sticky.

    What breed(s)?

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