Not laying

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

  1. jamesbacon

    jamesbacon Hatching

    May 22, 2010
    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?


  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    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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