Still no egg's

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by grinz, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. grinz

    grinz Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] I appreciate the input on my hen, brooding. She is up and about for the last 24 hour's. Still no egg's. She is eating, scratching about and seemingly normal. Being a new chicken person with one full grown hen and 6 ten week old chicks that have not been introduced into her area yet, I am stumped. Any additional input is very welcome. Thank you one and all.[​IMG]
     
  2. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    Hens don't actually lay eggs while they're broody... just up until then. So, if you've been collecting the eggs she laid, then you were, in a sense, taking away her brood. But, if she's not sitting anymore, and up and running around like normal, then she may not be broody anymore. Sorry...
     
  3. spankyway

    spankyway Out Of The Brooder

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    One o fmy Cochins is setting a lot but in the pen I have eleven other chickens of various ages. Will having all these chickens in one pen together affect the on e Cochin's laying ability? Plus my little girls love to go in and play with them. Help me figure out how I can make this Cochin lay again, I know she can do it, she already has once. What should I look for in her activity?
     

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