She is on strike

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cockadoodlewho, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. cockadoodlewho

    cockadoodlewho Out Of The Brooder

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    Got a black star was laying a ehh every day she is a year old I went on vacation for 3 days came back to no eggs figured she just missed me. Had some one feeding them but it's been 3 weeks and still no egg. She don't appear to be molting and is heathy it's not got cold I'm in Alabama. Mabey I should have took her with me huh. Any suggestions of why it went from every day to none as soon as I left?
     
  2. chickenneighbor

    chickenneighbor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think stress could be a factor. Is she alone, or at the bottom of the pecking order? Maybe with you gone feels somehow threatened.
     
  3. cockadoodlewho

    cockadoodlewho Out Of The Brooder

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    no she has another hen with her and she is at the top of the pecking order. I only had her for 6 weeks could me leaving for 3 days really effect her laying?
     
  4. sweetbeak

    sweetbeak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Is she broody?
     
  5. cockadoodlewho

    cockadoodlewho Out Of The Brooder

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    No not broody at all it's weird really.
     

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