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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sjbaldyga, Dec 14, 2009.

  1. sjbaldyga

    sjbaldyga Hatching

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    Help by hens have stopped laying since the snow has come to maine. They are not molting and there have been no other changes. What can I do? I have bramahs and orppington hens.
     
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  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Not much you can do. Some hens quit laying for the winter.
     
  3. davony's chicks

    davony's chicks Songster

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    mine have for the most part quit laying. I might get one egg every other day if I am lucky.
     
  4. loralei

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    Pardon my laziness... there's a similar post so I copied and pasted my response:

    I'm mixxing Calf Manna in with the chicken's regular feed. I read that it helps chickens start laying and I'm delighted with the results. Since I started 3 weeks ago I've gone from 2 eggs a day (with 16 hens!) to 8 or 9 per day! You can also add an artificial light source on a timer inside their coop to extend the "daylight" hours.

    Laura
     
  5. crumpet

    crumpet In the Brooder

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    Do you have a lightbulb in your hen house? They need 14 hours of light a day to lay.
     
  6. wjallen05

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    get some Leghorns. Out of 6 I get atleast 2-3 white eggs a day, usually more. And I don't keep a light on them. I also get an egg from my Silver Laced Wyandotte atleast 5-6 days a week.
     

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