Silkie not laying

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by NorthernChick1, May 24, 2019.

  1. NorthernChick1

    NorthernChick1 Songster

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    I was wondering if it is normal for an almost year old silkie hen to not lay. Ive maybe had 2 or 3 eggs from her since I have her.... Is this normal? I got another silkie who is about 6months ish and she isn't laying either,.... I currently have two silkie hens in my flock of 10 and I get eggs from all the rest but them...
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    First of all, silkies are not a great producing breed. Their production is poor actually. However I'd expect more than 2 or 3 eggs by a year of age.
    What are they fed?
     
  3. NorthernChick1

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    17% layer i can post a photo tomorrow i dont even think the brand is written on the bag
     
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    I don't feed layer feed. I feed a Grower finisher feed and supply Oyster shell in a separate bowl.
     

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