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no eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Anny, Oct 27, 2008.

  1. Anny

    Anny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Detroit Michigan
    Only 2 of my hens are currently laying. One just started a couple of weeks ago and was laying every day (small eggs but was a reliable layer) the other is a retired 2 yr old hen who was laying about every other day or every 3 days (nice lg eggs!)

    Now I haven't gotten but ONE egg in the last week! What's the deal!? it is getting colder around here and I think the older girl is starting to molt, but what's the deal with the little one? How do I get more eggs? (with out using a heater)
     
  2. ginasmarans

    ginasmarans Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    West Tn
    It's that time of year. Moulting will affect egg laying,as well as the shorter daylight hours. Good thing is that soon after 12-21,as the daylight hours increase,so does egg production. I can see a difference after just a couple of weeks.
     
  3. Anny

    Anny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Detroit Michigan
    interesting. I know egg production would decrease but I had no idea I wold only be getting an egg a WEEK from the hen that was laying an egg a day
     

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