Molted= Still no eggs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Sixpets, Dec 14, 2014.

  1. Sixpets

    Sixpets Chirping

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    Hi, I have 3 Buff Orpingtons and 1 Plymouth Rock. They were born in October of last year. They molted in October, but still no eggs. They look fine and are very happy with bright combs. I don't think their egg-bound so I need help. [​IMG]
    Thanks, Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah
     
  2. Free Feather

    Free Feather Songster

    They might just wait until Spring.
     
  3. A combination of the molt, cold weather and less sunlight all come into play...

    As said above they might hold out until spring before they actually really start producing again choosing the wait for warmer weather and more light... You can try stimulating them to lay with supplemental lighting so they get the full 14-16 hours of light they need to produce eggs...
     

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