Peanut butter gets older hens laying again

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  1. knemetz

    knemetz New Egg

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    My 10 year old Wynadotte hen Henny began laying daily again after a long hiatus...when I started giving peanut butter in daily doses to my flock. Another hen, 6 years old, a Houdan, is also laying but not as frequently. Neither laid in more than a year, before I started this. Success!
     
  2. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] That's very interesting. Where did you hear about the idea?
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    That's scaring me. I eat a lot of peanut butter (extra crunchy) and at 68, if I lay an egg I will just [​IMG]
     
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    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  6. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like a great treat. I may stop off after work and get couple of corn cobs and smear them with peanut butter for the girls tomorrow.
     
  7. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha [​IMG]
     
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  9. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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  10. harmesonfarm

    harmesonfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    neat! i'm going to try this out...perhaps it'll give a boost to my older hens who aren't laying really anymore.
    We were going to butcher them, but if we can get them laying again that would be nice instead!

    thanks for the idea :) and welcome to byc!
     

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