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Newly homed birds

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Irrintzina, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. Irrintzina

    Irrintzina Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 2, 2010
    Salt Lake City

    I have just started with three chickens that came with a chicken tractor we purchased. It has been 3 weeks and only one of the birds is laying.
    All three were laying before the move. Same food and tractor, different yard. There is only one nest box. Is this not enough? Any ideas?
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2010
  2. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

    Apr 20, 2010

    I've heard on here that it can take awhile for chickens to get over the stress of a move... they'll come around. [​IMG]
  3. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2009
    SouthEast Texas
    I agree. Give them some time.....and protein rich treats like scrambled eggs. This sometimes helps.

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