Still no eggs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JakRat, May 24, 2011.

  1. JakRat

    JakRat Songster

    Apr 22, 2009
    My girls went through a molt this winter and have not layed eggs regularly since. I get an egg or two every other day. They are only 2 years old! I dewormed them, gave them a round of antibiotics and still no eggs. Any ideas? If they have stopped laying then they need to go.
  2. Anianna

    Anianna Songster

    Feb 28, 2010
    N/E of Richmond, VA
    According to a lot of what I have read from the university experiment stations, egg production naturally drops off around two years of age. Two years, as far as I understand it, is pretty much retirement age for layers. If you don't notice any signs of illness, it's probably nothing to worry about.

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