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Silkies won't lay!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by emzee, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. emzee

    emzee Songster

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    I am trying to get one last batch of chicks before I give my silkies a winter break, but they won't lay anything! I have had a trio separated in a large rabbit hutch for over a week now. I put a light on them since the days are getting shorter, but they still haven't laid anything. I know they aren't molting, because their feathers look fine.
     

  2. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Crowing

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    2 of my 3 Silkies just started laying again.
     
  3. jjrabbit2

    jjrabbit2 Songster

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    2 of mine have been broody for ever now! How long do they stay broody UGGGGG!
     
  4. Fuzzypea

    Fuzzypea In the Brooder

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    Hmmm... Just wait, some chickens don't lay over the winter. [​IMG]
     

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