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Not laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jamesbacon, Sep 25, 2012.

  1. jamesbacon

    jamesbacon New Egg

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    I have 2 Buff Oprington, 1 american, 1 leghorn. The BO's are almost 3 years old the other 2 are just 6 months old. We are not getting eggs all of them. The american is not laying I know this because she lays green eggs. The leghorn is laying some days. one of the BO lay some days. so the jest of my question is how do I get them to lay eggs?

    James
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Read the 'sticky' at the top of this section "Why aren't my chickens laying". It's that time of year. Shortening daylength and frequently molting cause a reduction/cessation in egg laying. Providing artificial lighting to increase the 'daylength' may spur egg production.
     

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