One of our hens stopped laying....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jeanaclary, Jun 12, 2016.

  1. jeanaclary

    jeanaclary New Egg

    Jun 12, 2016
    Our Australorpe has always consistently layed an egg a day but recently stopped and hasn't layed in a week. She isn't exhibiting broodiness and doesn't seem ill. She's out with our other hens all day and seems to be eating and drinking normally. She's the same age as our other hens, about 10 months old. Is she just taking a break or should we be worried? Thanks!
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    [​IMG] Sounds as if she is just taking a break. It's not at all unusual, especially if you used lights to extend daylight hours through the winter.

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