No Eggs for Awhile

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mylied, Feb 7, 2017.

  1. Mylied

    Mylied Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My showgirl and silkies started laying a few months ago. Then a hawk got in their pen and they quit laying. I figured they'd start up again after a few days. It's been around 2 months. What's up with that? They are around a year old, there's only 3 hens, they have oyster shells and layer pellets. I'm in GA, so it's mild. Do they take a break in winter?
     
  2. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Many do and will start laying again when the light days get longer. Plus showgirls and silkies are not a numerically high laying breed.
     
  3. Mylied

    Mylied Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One started up again a few days ago. :) She sure took her time.
     

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