My hen stopped laying eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Eveandmisspepper, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. Eveandmisspepper

    Eveandmisspepper Out Of The Brooder

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    We just bought a new home and have been living in it for about a month. Since we've been in our new home my hen has not layed one egg! Could it be that
    she is in a new place that she's not used to?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    She could be going through a molt.

    Also, it can take up to 3 weeks for a hen to get used to new surroundings and before they'll begin to lay like they used to.
     
  3. Eveandmisspepper

    Eveandmisspepper Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your reply. I thought it might be because we moved. I also thought maybe because she's lonely, needs to have other hens around her?
     

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