Storms and decreased laying???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hippie Chicks Mom, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. Hippie Chicks Mom

    Hippie Chicks Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, so does anyone have the experience of your girls laying less before/during/after a large storm? We recently had a large storm come through and our girls production was down and now is back to their norm. The co-op was out of eggs for 2 weeks after the storm because the girls stopped laying.
     
  2. kdmburnett

    kdmburnett Out Of The Brooder

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    same thing here1 i was getting 18-20 eggs daily until a mass of thunderstorms and rain came through last month and then again this past weekend.......production dropped by 50% overnight! slowly came back up on good, bright days but down again as soon as the storms hit.
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Yup.
     
  4. Uzuri

    Uzuri Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2009
    Mine are weird; they IMPROVE their frickin' laying when we have nasty weather. The current suspicious is that it scares it out of them [​IMG]
     

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