There is Hope!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Southern Ground, Oct 30, 2013.

  1. Southern Ground

    Southern Ground In the Brooder

    May 8, 2013
    DFW, Texas
    Hi everyone, I've been stressing for months because my 8 hens had not layed any eggs. One Easter Egger did lay for 3 weeks or so back in August, but then quit (I'm guessing due to the heat). I looked into everything-Food, Predators, Parasites, Molt, Etc and was satisfied that I was doing everything I should be doing. I couldn't come up with any good explanation and just as I was beginning to eyeball one of the really big girls for Thanksgiving-An Egg!, and then another and another and another. So, just wanted to let everyone out there stressing about no eggs know that THERE IS HOPE! If you're doing everything right then just keep doing it and they will eventually begin to lay.


  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Congrats! Yep, they will lay when their bodies are mature enough.

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