Muffintop My Banty never lays eggs.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JenBirdRansom, Jan 1, 2012.

  1. JenBirdRansom

    JenBirdRansom Chirping

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    I got this cute little banty....cute as a bug's ear, but she doesn't lay eggs. She's about a year old now. Do some chicken just not lay eggs?
     

  2. Impress

    Impress Songster

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    Sometimes their ovaries or other parts of their reproductive system don't develop properly, and a hen will never lay.
     
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Any chance of a hidden nest?
     
  4. JenBirdRansom

    JenBirdRansom Chirping

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    No place for the little lady to hide eggs. Ever since a hawk took one of my banties, they stay under lock and key unless I'm lording over them.

    She is still a favorite, even if she'll never lay eggs.

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