Suddenly stopped laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Oceanseve, Nov 2, 2008.

  1. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    6 month old buff orp was laying consistantly 5 a week for three weeks, we went on vacation and the chicken sitter said no eggs while we were gone for 10 days ?? What gives?
     
  2. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe something scared her and she stopped laying. Or maybe she is stashing her eggs.
     
  3. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    Thats to odd !!!! The chick sitter must of been eating a lot of eggs that week !! Could be many different reasons, I guess !!!
     
  4. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The temp changed the first couple days after we left, could that be why? Did it get cold enough she just stopped?

    There is no place to stash [​IMG] no left overs so I don't think they are eating them... I am confused.
     
    Last edited: Nov 5, 2008
  5. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    Its may be the seasons changing. Are you giving them artificial light?
     
  6. Oceanseve

    Oceanseve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No its on the agenda, but so is making an out door home for the tortoise [​IMG] She laid today [​IMG] I guess she did just miss us.
     

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