Silkie Egg laying habbits

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CookFarms, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. CookFarms

    CookFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I purchased 2 silkies about 6-7 weeks ago, a rooster and a hen, The person I got them from said the hen had just started laying. She has not layed 1 egg since I got her. I looked at her feet to see owl she looked, and they looked pretty old. Is it normal for them not to lay for this long?
     
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First it can be age factor, second can be stressed, third, change of diet? 4th weather change? and last are they molting? any of these could be why she is not laying eggs.
     
  3. CookFarms

    CookFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, she started laying
     

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