Slackers!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LindseyM12, Sep 10, 2009.

  1. LindseyM12

    LindseyM12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 17 chickens that should be laying and one of them is molting, one of them has chicks and the rest of them are SLACKERS!!! ( Time to talk about freezer camp) I have only been getting 10 eggs a day and today they only layed five!!! GRRRR...
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Sounds like 2 have a good excuse. [​IMG] Maybe they're contagious and it's spreading to the other 15?
     
  3. LindseyM12

    LindseyM12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont know... [​IMG] All I know is that I lost a bit of money when I got a order of six dozon eggs and could only give them two and a half dozon... [​IMG] GRRR
     
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  4. WVJeanne

    WVJeanne Out Of The Brooder

    It's September. Do you have a light on in your coop? Chickens don't lay well with less than 14 hours of light a day.

    Jeanne in WV
     
  5. LindseyM12

    LindseyM12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So should I put a red bulb for heat or a white bulb for light?
     
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