OK did I get hustled?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Keith13, Oct 24, 2013.

  1. Keith13

    Keith13 In the Brooder

    Sep 22, 2013

    i recently bought 4 new hens. All were said to be laying. After a month i have one hen laying an egg 5/7 days a week and nothing from the other three. Did i get hustled with spent hens. The guy i bought them from swears the two silver laced wyandotts i bought from him were hatched in January of this yes. I also have a black star that will not lay. My 1 good laayer is a partridge rock

    any thoughts?


  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    [​IMG] Given the stress of a changed environment plus shortened day light length, it is not unusual that your hens are not laying. Supplemental lighting might spur them into production.

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