My new chickens arent laying

smallchickfarm

In the Brooder
5 Years
Mar 24, 2014
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Hello
Three weeks ago I bought three white Plymouth rock hens at laying age,
the hens had already layed but since they have bin at my house their hasn't
been a single egg. They look really healthy and are eating well
I have no idea why they haven't layed yet.
Thanks for the suggestions
 

Wyandottes7

Crowing
6 Years
Jul 24, 2013
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My guess is that they are still recovering from the stress of moving and the change in surroundings. New birds added to a flock often take a couple of weeks or even more before they lay.
 

Outpost JWB

Songster
5 Years
Mar 31, 2014
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Ohio
Depends on what part of the world you are in and what your coop set up consists of. I am in Ohio & fall is here. We have seen a significant decline in egg production ( as we do every fall ). Our chickens are going through molt and we do not have a light in our coop. Hens need 12 hours of light to make an egg. Temperature also has a lot to do with it. And make sure they have access to clean water always. My girls will start popping out eggs like crazy in the spring. Hope that helps.
 

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