No ones laying!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by solarquail, Aug 8, 2010.

  1. solarquail

    solarquail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why isnt any of my chickens,turkeys,duck,quail,pheasant, and everything else i have around here laying?

    i give them oyster shells and cracked corn, they have a nesting box all of them .

    the only thing i can think is

    A) its been hot up to 109 degrees but its 88 today and has been almost all week!
    b)they have been molting *how long till they start laying again?*
    c) i have them in the shaded area *Are they not getting enough sunlight?*

    Help...
     
  2. grandads

    grandads Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Quote:Is that all they get cracked corn & oyster shell?? No, feed???

    Missi
     
  4. solarquail

    solarquail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope no layer. theyve lived off it before last year they were laying perfectly fine with it.
     
  5. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Corn causes their body heat to go up, not to mention there is not enough nutritional value in it for chickens. That plus the extreem temps we have been experiencing will stop them from laying.

    Give them some feed it will help!
     

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