Not One of my 12 Has Laid today! What gives?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by layne517, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. layne517

    layne517 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm very sad to report that I lost my favorite sweetheart yesterday. Her name was Sunshine and she was a tiny Buff Orp luvbug. I have not idea what happened. I"m thinking maybe a wasp. I'm devastated! That being said, today not ONE of the other 12 have laid an egg! It's already 4:00 PM. I was wondering if they're in mourning or what the deal is! Any ideas?? [​IMG] (They all seem perfectly fine otherwise)
     
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2016
  2. Yvonne1

    Yvonne1 Out Of The Brooder

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    So sorry you lost a sweet bird. It has to be hard.
    I'm a new-ish chicken mom, mine are 6 months old & not laying yet. I hope the rest of your flock wasn't traumatized.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    A sudden change in pecking order may be the cause, or it could just be that all of them are having a cycle 'reset' day.
     

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