My chickens are not laying as much?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by audreyjo, May 19, 2008.

  1. audreyjo

    audreyjo Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, My buff orpingtons have been doing great through our cold Utah winter, but now that the temp is up around 85 degrees they are only laying about half their usual amount. Is this just the heat or something else?? I am sorta new at this so any help will be greatly appreciated. [​IMG] Thanks
     
  2. thechickman04

    thechickman04 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my hens are doing the exact same thing
     
  3. ChickNLittle

    ChickNLittle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine were off for a few days, I'm not sure why. [​IMG]
     
  4. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    sounds like your hens are taking a break from laying.or they could be molting depending on how old they are.
     

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