should they be laying yet?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chadr7850, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. chadr7850

    chadr7850 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5 bantams all there ages are about 5 months old they are 2 mille fleur d uclles rooster and hen 2 silikies rooster and hen and 1 polish hen. About 4 weeks ago the polish would lay every other day then she just stopped and havent seen one since. The others havent even layed 1 egg. They live with 8 standard birds, they have a little cage they can fly into if they get scared. I was wondering why they havent layed at all and why the polish would just stop. Oh and we also have 2 baby goats. I was thinking maybe stress but any ideas thanks
     
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  2. chadr7850

    chadr7850 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    any one
     
  3. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same situation!! Really bummed! [​IMG]
     
  4. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    This time of year, you may need to goose point of lay with added light. They need twelve to fourteen hours of light to trigger laying.

    If you stick a light on a timer in the coop to come on three or four hours before sunrise, you ought to see your first eggs within two or three weeks.
     

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