Thunder, lightning, less eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Zvacman, Sep 5, 2014.

  1. Zvacman

    Zvacman Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 24, 2014
    The girls are still young and I'm grateful for every egg I get at this point. We had pretty severe thunder, lightning, wind, and rain for the last 2 nights and the production went from 5-6 decent sized eggs down to 3 small ones. I was wondering if bad weather affects the laying cycle or is this just a coincidental normal variance of young chickens? Any experience that anyone has had regarding inclement weather and egg production please share. As my avatar shows, the girls are not short on shelter and safety. Am I concerned over nothing?
  2. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2013
    My girls have been laying for a year now and I've never noticed a connection between storms and egg laying. I'm interested in hearing if more experienced people have noticed this though.
  3. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 27, 2014
    Central Oregon
    Are your girls molting or going into molt???

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