No eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JennaPonraj, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. JennaPonraj

    JennaPonraj In the Brooder

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    I have 6 chickens laying right now and yesterday only 2 of them layed. Today only 1 layed. They were all 3 different hens. Is it winter now??? Are chickens going to stop laying now?
    Thanks!
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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    Could they be molting?

    How many hours of light are you getting?
     
  3. mickey328

    mickey328 Songster

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    How long have they been laying. When they first start, they can be spotty, and lay "fart eggs" that you might not even see. It takes between 22 and 36 hours for an egg to make it all the way through the process, so you'll see different numbers on different days. We have 6 hens and usually get either 5 or 6 a day, but once in a while the cycle ends up so we only get 3. On the average, we have about 5 a day, but ours are nearly 10 months old and have been laying for 5 months now, so they're pretty regular.
     
  4. JennaPonraj

    JennaPonraj In the Brooder

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    Chickens have been laying for a month now. There all like 28-30 weeks old.
     

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