RIR Stopped Laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by krazycow6, Sep 1, 2009.

  1. krazycow6

    krazycow6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my RIR's has been laying for about 1 month now. She has laid 1 egg every single day up until Sunday. She did not lay Sun, Mon, or today. They do free range but only right around the house, and I have looked everywhere. Ever since she started laying even if they are free ranging she has went to the nesting box. So I am wondering what is going on. No fart eggs, all large and 1 double yoker from her. What could the problem be.
     
    Last edited: Sep 1, 2009
  2. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    molting its fall..... i had one layer a NHR breeder hen that was laying me an egg everyday consistlantly and all of the sudden last month she decided to drop her feathers and a month later here i am eggless!!!!
     
  3. mamaKate

    mamaKate Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 9, 2008
    SE MO
    My RIR freaked out for a couple of days when I had to pen her up to prevent hawk attack. She got back to normal when she could free range again.
     
  4. thedreamers

    thedreamers Out Of The Brooder

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    We've been having trouble all summer ourselves with egg production. We have 20 hens that laid 1 aday then we started to get about 8 aday and have dropped to no eggs at all. Then we get between 2-7 aday. Whats up with this. Nothing has changed not even molting right now.
     
  5. krazycow6

    krazycow6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea, I dont know, she doesnt show any signs of a molt starting. Who knows. Thanks anyways
     

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