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What does it mean if your chicken stops laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Lewbylew99, Aug 3, 2012.

  1. Lewbylew99

    Lewbylew99 Out Of The Brooder

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    Somebody help please!

    My chicken was perfect with laying once a day but now shes stopped laying ever since we cleaned out the hutch!
    What Does this mean? and what shall i do?

    Kind Regards,
    Lewbylew99
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    She was probably unhappy with your changing her world. Or, she's in a molt or mini-milt, or something like a snake is eating them, or she's laying somewhere else.
     
  3. Lewbylew99

    Lewbylew99 Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you mean by a snake is eating them? And i think its the third one because she keeps going into the bush...?

    Lewbylew99
     
  4. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are snakes that eat eggs whole. If you think she's laying in the bushes tail her like she is a criminal.
     
  5. Lewbylew99

    Lewbylew99 Out Of The Brooder

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    Everyone thankyou so much for your comments and replys! I have found out where she is laying and shes laying in the bush, There was 6 eggs in there so we were very happy and she also layed another egg in there today!
    Thanks again,

    Lewbylew99
     

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