Still NO egg... hmmm

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by supermom, Jan 23, 2009.

  1. supermom

    supermom Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a polish hen. She is almost 8 months old... still no egg. I was asked over the weekend if it was perhaps a rooster. It can't be a rooster, no crowing and no big tail feathers. I know she isn't laying in the yard because I kept it confined in the run for several days and NO egg anywhere. [​IMG]
    I know they lay at their own rate, but this is getting old.
     
  2. Bock_Bock

    Bock_Bock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 13, 2008
    Hayward, Ca
    she could just be a lagger some can take up or longer then a year but good luck
     
  3. JHaller

    JHaller Out Of The Brooder

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    Sep 23, 2008
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    Is she getting enough light? If she is only getting 10 hours or so of daylight, it might help if you add a lightbulb to her coop and give her about 14 hours of light.

    I wonder if the feathers over the eyes of Polish hens would make it harder for them to respond to light. Anyone have any ideas about that? You might cut some "bangs" for her!
     
  4. supermom

    supermom Out Of The Brooder

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    All my other chickens seem to be laying... in fact, my young ones just started laying yesterday. I live in Northern California and it has been unusually dry and warm.
     

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