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My chickens stopped laying eggs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by robin6771, Apr 3, 2007.

  1. robin6771

    robin6771 Hatching

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    I have 5 hens. I had 6 and a rooster, but he became very agressive and domineering of them. He ended up killing 1 of my hens and now the other 5 stopped laying eggs. I got rid of my rooster, but now 3 weeks later, they still aren't laying. Any ideas?
     
  2. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    sounds like your hens or molting.wich means they will stop laying for awhile or slow down laying.or they could be hiding their eggs.are their combs still red.
     
  3. cgjsmith

    cgjsmith Songster

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    what does a red comb mean? Crystal
     
  4. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    if their combs are a bright blood red.it means that they should be laying eggs.or if they are pullets means they are getting ready to lay.
     
  5. robin6771

    robin6771 Hatching

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    Yes, they are still red, but still no eggs. They all used to lay 1 a day almost every day.
     

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