Over 6 months old and no eggs!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LindsaySinai, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. LindsaySinai

    LindsaySinai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My easter eggers are over 6 months old and have still not laid any eggs. For awhile it seemed like they were getting ready and now there behavior seems like it's the same as before. Is there any supplements they might need or am I just being impatient?
     
  2. Tenmore

    Tenmore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    JUst have to wait Im doing the same thing should be anytime......Stop looking for eggs and they will come [​IMG] ....I know easier said than done good luck
     
  3. Gardengirl 2011

    Gardengirl 2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    While it may have been coincidental, the lady at the feed store told me to get my girls on layer feed to get their bodies ready to lay and that I've had them on starter/grow for too long. Exactly one week later I got my first egg. I've had some say keep them on starter/grower UNTIL the first egg and others say get them on layer.
     
  4. LindsaySinai

    LindsaySinai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I put them in with my older hens a few months back so they've been on lay mash for awhile...I wonder if theres such a thing as starting them on it too soon??
     
  5. LindsaySinai

    LindsaySinai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:How old are yours?
     
  6. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    Quote:I put them in with my older hens a few months back so they've been on lay mash for awhile...I wonder if theres such a thing as starting them on it too soon??

    The stress of moving and having to rework pecking order may have set them back.
     
  7. Tomhusker

    Tomhusker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My barred rocks didn't lay until 28 weeks, or 7 months. Same with my Lavender Orps. My Delawares were about 5 1/2 months.
     
  8. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
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    A watched pot never boils...stop thinking so hard about it & it will happen when THEY are ready!
     
  9. sanyijr

    sanyijr Out Of The Brooder

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    They are all roosters. Mine too. 10 "birds".

    Reds, rocks and some others. No eggs. I will elevate them to "chicken" status when eggs are deliverd. Until then, they are decorations that eat and poop!
     
  10. LindsaySinai

    LindsaySinai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They both laid today!!!!!! Funny that they start on the exact same day!!!
     

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