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old chook layer

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by morphett, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. morphett

    morphett New Egg

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    I have a ausrolop chook which is 7 yrs old we sent her to some friends to look after for 12 mths.
    now we have her back she is laying an egg every 2 days is this normal as she hadn't laid an egg for 3 yrs.
    we have added 6 pullets to the tribe so would they have made her clucky!!!!!
    Sandy
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Did you add the pullets before or after she started laying again? Perhaps it was the edition of new flockmates? [​IMG]
     
  3. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you absolutely sure something didn't happen to your original bird and they didn't want to tell you so they pulled a "switcheroo"?
     
  4. karlamaria

    karlamaria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BigDaddy'sGurl :

    Are you absolutely sure something didn't happen to your original bird and they didn't want to tell you so they pulled a "switcheroo"?

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  5. morphett

    morphett New Egg

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    Old chook hatched 3 chicks a week ago, have one cranky rooster & 6 hens, have old chook isolated with chicks.
    how long before we can mix the chicks & old hen with the rooster & other hens.
    Sandy.
     

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