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No eggs ever

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by katingleby, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. katingleby

    katingleby New Egg

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    In July I bought 6 chickens from a man who said he bred his own. They were 6 months old then. He called them Goldens. They have pink combs. I feed them Purina Layena and always have fresh water in their run & coop. They have never laid a single egg. Are there chickens who don't lay eggs? I'd quit but I spend a lot of money on the coop, feed, & equipment. What is wrong?
     
  2. travis5292

    travis5292 Out Of The Brooder

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    he may have sold you some washed up hens that are much older than what he said. When you say "Goldens", I'm going out on a limb and saying they are probably sex linked chickens.....bred to lay large volume early, then tapper off to few or none at all after a couple years.
    Why would you quit chicken keeping because your hens aren't laying.....go get some chickens that are laying or young enough for you to raise in to layers.
     
  3. fallenangel79

    fallenangel79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    go get you some more it is so much fun having hens and rooster :)
     

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