New chickens not laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Luke57, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. Luke57

    Luke57 New Egg

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    Got four red stars only two laying are they just settling in or is there something I should be doin
     
  2. Joshua G

    Joshua G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they?
     
  3. Joshua G

    Joshua G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. Luke57

    Luke57 New Egg

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    Thanks
     
  5. Luke57

    Luke57 New Egg

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    Don't know I'm new to this
     
  6. Joshua G

    Joshua G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes it takes a while for hens to get accustomed to new housing.
     
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  7. daneblackburn

    daneblackburn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can take a couple months.
     
  8. gone2birdzNW

    gone2birdzNW New Egg

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    Many times, it's because they are still adjusting to their new digs. They generally get going again in 2 or 3 weeks in my experience, but every hen is different.
     
  9. daneblackburn

    daneblackburn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree I bought some in January and they went into a molt and just now starting to lay. I think the warmer weather helped.
     
  10. gone2birdzNW

    gone2birdzNW New Egg

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    We are also getting more light now and that kicks them into gear for laying
     

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