My chickens haven't laid an egg in a week?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by girlychick, Jan 9, 2011.

  1. girlychick

    girlychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    For the past week my chickens haven't laid one single egg. I have two red star hens and they are about two years old now. The weather here has been cold about in the 20's-60's. Is it because of the weather? They aren't molting. They have access to plenty of food and water every day. We haven't moved them or anything they are both in and out of there coop every day, and they are perfectly healthy.
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2011
  2. NixNoodleNumbat

    NixNoodleNumbat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2011
    I'm not sure but it seems like they're just cold.
  3. girlychick

    girlychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I was thinking that, but last winter the wheather was the same and we got two eggs everyday
  4. kera!

    kera! Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 1, 2011
    Navajo County
    Taking a winter holiday they are! they will start again give them a little cayenne pepper in their feed.[​IMG]
  5. 92caddy

    92caddy Egg Lover

    May 18, 2007
    Portland, IN
    Yep pepper works great.

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