No eggs after a hurricane

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TXWIFE92, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. TXWIFE92

    TXWIFE92 Hatching

    Oct 13, 2008
    Before hurricane Ike hit the houston/galveston area. We were getting 8 or 9 eggs a day. We have 18 chickens and 2 roosters. We are only getting 2 eggs per day after the hurricane. I'm feeding them laying pellets with no luck. Any ideas about what the hurricane may have done to them to cause this problem?
  2. chickenlady

    chickenlady Songster

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    Anything that disrupts life and stresses the birds out can cause a decline in egg production. Dont worry, it wont last forever.
  3. antlers

    antlers Songster

    Jun 20, 2008
    East Cent Minnesota
    Yep! What the one above me said. I had a skunk spray the coop once and they stopped laying RIGHT NOW and didnt lay an egg for over a month but they did come back again.

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