My one chicken isn't laying eggs!! help dont know what to do with her.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by HayleesChickens, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. HayleesChickens

    HayleesChickens New Egg

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    My one chicken hasn't layed in about two weeks. As of right now i have 13 chickens, 2 older ones(less then a year old) and 11 other little ones. one of the older one hasnt layed her eggs and i am nervous that i will have to get rid of her. my one sister pickers her us all the time and we got her to stop that thinking it was stress, but i just dont know what to do, help me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!![​IMG][​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2012
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed is the hen? Some breeds take a break once and a while for no apparent reason. If your sister just stopped picking her up and that was causing stress it could be a few days or a couple weeks till she starts laying again.
     
    Last edited: Apr 18, 2012
  3. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

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    Have you noticed feathers around the coop? If so, she may be molting, and that can last for a few weeks.
    Stress won't put the chickens out forever, hopefully she'll pick up again in a few days.
    But one year old, she's certainly got more steam in her yet. :)
     

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