My hen stopped laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RedRoo30, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. RedRoo30

    RedRoo30 New Egg

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    Hi :) I have 2 11 month old mixed breed hens. They started laying eggs when they were 6 months, like almost every day. And now, they stopped laying eggs for 2 months already. 11 months is too young for them to stop laying forever right? Both of them are molting, alot of feathers everywhere. Can molting affect egg laying? If so, when will they go back to normal? Thanks
     
  2. OakHillFarm

    OakHillFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    once they've stopped molting, around there they should start laying again
     
  3. OakHillFarm

    OakHillFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    If they're molting it is absolutely normal for them to either slow down or stop laying completely during that time. Make sure they are getting extra protein right now to enable feather reproduction faster.
     

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