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One hen laying, the other not.. HELP

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by caracara13, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. caracara13

    caracara13 In the Brooder

    Mar 10, 2013
    I have had my chickens for four days now and I have only had 1 egg per day. I have two hens and 1 rooster. I am unsure which hen is the laying hen (or perhaps they are taking turns laying?), but I have just assumed it was one hen. I am wondering if they will not lay as well due to the adjustment? Any tips on what I can do to get them to lay more or should I just sit back and be patient?

  2. cafarmgirl

    cafarmgirl Crowing

    Give them time to settle in. I'm a little surprised somebody is already laying, it's not uncommon for them to stop for a while due to the stress of moving to a new home.
  3. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Songster

    Aug 19, 2012
    Los Angeles
    x2 They generally need a few weeks to get used to a new place and settle any. Change is stressful.

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