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No eggs from a 1 year old easter egger or younger

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BarrettG, Jan 25, 2017.

  1. BarrettG

    BarrettG Chirping

    Mar 15, 2015
    I gave my friend an easter egger for his daughters bday. About a few months ago maybe 6 they said she started laying. Fot the last 2 months the hen has stopped. They gave the hen and the other one they had prior back to me. The other hen lays these great big eggs but still nothing from the easter egger.

    I live in South Florida so its not cold. They gave the birds layer feed but I'm not sure at what age. They don't look sick. What else do you think it could be and what should i do? Please help me
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2017

  2. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013
    The one EE I had in my FL flock stopped laying for 4 months during the winter months. Even though you don't get the cold of northern states, you do have shorter daylight hours.

    As the days start getting longer, she should start to lay again.
  3. BarrettG

    BarrettG Chirping

    Mar 15, 2015
    I hope so. She is healthy. She's running the yard
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    EE's can be sporadic layers...depending on age she may be on 'winter break' after fall molt.
    It's not the cold it's the length of daylight that affects laying...as well as a good balanced diet.
    If she's 'running the yard' she may be laying out in the range area.

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