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One of my chickens isn't laying an she's 1yrs.old why?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Krischick, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. Krischick

    Krischick Chirping

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    I inheterited 3 hens and a rooster and a mallard duck...finally got the nesting boxes up an my cinnamon girls are laying fine..my lighter yellow hen is not an ideals???its been 2 weeks
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hens don't like change, for example being moved from one place to another, changes in the coop, flock dynamics etc. It is stressful for them and most hens, when stressed, won't lay until they feel secure again. Different hens handle stress differently though and I think in this case your cinnamon girls are handling the change of scenery better than your other hen and she just needs a bit more time to settle in before she'll resume laying.
     
    Last edited: Sep 5, 2013
  3. Krischick

    Krischick Chirping

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    Thanks..i hope she does
     
  4. Krischick

    Krischick Chirping

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    So my other hen is finally laying..yipee
     

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