My Araucana is not laying

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  1. diandoodles

    diandoodles Chirping

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    I am curious as to why one of my girls is not laying. We have 2 Araucana's, a Rhode Island Red; a Jersey Giant and a Wyandotte as well. All of the hens are laying every day, but one of the Araucana's has not started to lay yet. I was told that they are "late bloomers", but the other one presents us with a nice little green egg almost every day. I know she's a hen and I never heard of a hen not being able to lay...
     
  2. justplainbatty

    justplainbatty Songster

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    If she is only 5 or 6 months old, just give her a little more time. I have 3 new EE's and the last one started over a month after the other two.
     
  3. diandoodles

    diandoodles Chirping

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    That is kind of what I thought, but I just wondered if that was normal. I think she is about 6 or 7 months old. I keep telling her to get with the program...lol
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Give her some time to mature. Especially this time of year withe the cold and short days, both of these can slow down the egg laying especially with the young layers.

    Good luck with your flock and I hope you start to get some eggs from her soon!
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I would give her some more time. With these short daylight hours, many hens won't start laying until spring.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    I agree with the above posters.
     
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