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

    Apr 18, 2012
    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

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    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

    Sep 4, 2008
    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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