Tammy's on strike! HELP!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ginger c., Feb 29, 2012.

  1. ginger c.

    ginger c. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, so here's the scoop our precious Tammy hasn't laid an egg in almost 2 months[​IMG]. what the heck? we thought she was starting to molt several weeks back, she had some bald patches on her neck. no one was picking at her, she's still eatng, drinking and playing. just no eggs.her feathers have grown back and she looks beautiful as usual. we did rehome our 2 silkie roosters about 4 weeks ago, could she be missing Piper, the love of her life[​IMG]. the other 3 girls are laying like clockwork. any help would be appreciated!
    thanks!!!
     
  2. Maggie C

    Maggie C Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could be she is missing the roo; the shorter days - now beginning to get longer; the molt or all of the above. As they days get longer she should begin to lay again. It's just different from one chicken to the next. Hang in there.
     
  3. ginger c.

    ginger c. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for the incouragment! if she is missing her boyfriend i hope she gets over it soon, he was mean as a snake, attacked me every chance he got!
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    As the daylength increases, her egg production will resume. She's just taking a break.
     

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