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No more eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by grinz, Jun 24, 2008.

  1. grinz

    grinz Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] For no reason, my 1 1/2 year old hen has suddenly stopped laying. She is so predictable that she lay's daily between 11:00am and 2:00pm. As of 2 day's ago....no more egg's. I can't find evidence of nest robbing but her normal behavior shifted from being out and about all day to just sitting on her nest most of yesterday. She seem's to be eating okay but no egg's. HELP [​IMG]
     
  2. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    Maybe she is broading
     
  3. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    Molting?
     
  4. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    She might be broody.
     
  5. ravenfeathers

    ravenfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:if she's otherwise okay but won't leave the nest, i'd say she's gone broody on you. [​IMG]
     
  6. portlandpeeps

    portlandpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sounds like you have a broody hen alright. My EE has done the same thing. She's a year and half as well. Always been a regular layer, but about 3 weeks ago she started spending a lot of time just sitting in a nest box. She hasn't laid since. If another hen lays, she sits on it. I understand this can last for months. Bummer!
     

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