non laying RIR

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by barred rock, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. barred rock

    barred rock Out Of The Brooder

    i have a 2 yr old RIR in a coop thats about 4ft by 5 ft and i then have 14 Barred Rocks that ar 14 weeks old in a 10ft by 15 ft pen and she only lays if shes in a big pen if i put her in with the rest of the girls will she kill them
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The younger chickens need to be big enough to fight back if tries to attack them.
     
  3. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    Quote:Well , moving her back and forth is also disturbing and disrupting her laying cycle . How often have you been moving her ?

    Trust me , IF left in same place , that EGG has to be laid . She can not just be stubborn regardless how ticked she is .
     
    Last edited: Jul 15, 2008

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