October laying...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MrChicken095, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. MrChicken095

    MrChicken095 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi BYC! My chicken scarlet hasn't laid in three days....Here in Oregon the weather has been getting cold and the days longer, but my other chickens are laying just fine. Recently, Scarlet has moved down the pecking order (she is now at the bottom). Could this make her stop laying? She is really nice and her behavior hasn't changed at all. Thanks for helping!

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  2. Outpost JWB

    Outpost JWB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In Ohio, all my girls have stopped laying--for the most part. It's molting season here & hens need 12hrs of sunlight to make the egg. So, we have over 50 hens and today we got 4 eggs. It probably is the weather, but it could also be the pecking order.
     
  3. nayeli

    nayeli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Stress can cause birds to stop laying.. I wonder why she is at the bottom =/
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    How old is she?
    Comb looks pale and dry...is she getting ready to molt?
     

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