Where's the egg??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by wundernurse, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. wundernurse

    wundernurse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jan 26, 2009
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    I have a SLW that has been laying for the last 6 weeks. She had been laying 4-5 per week since she started, but for the last 2 weeks has only layed once and it was from the roost as she was sleeping. Otherwise, she seems as healthy as she can be. Why the sudden drop in egg production? Any thoughts?? Thanks in advance...
     
  2. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 29, 2009
    It's odd to lay as their sleeping on the roost. Was the egg hard-shelled or soft-shelled?

    Does she get oyster shell? Lay crumble?
     
  3. cw

    cw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2009
    green co.
    is she molting?
     
  4. wundernurse

    wundernurse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    Thanks for the replies. She gets layer feed with oyster shell and lots of veggies and fruits. The egg she laid was hard shelled, and only broke because it hit the floor from the roost. I have three other chickens in addition to her- a BO, RIR and EE and they each lay 5-6 days/week. She does not appear to e molting, and does not have a secret nest anywhere. It is such a mystery why she quit laying.
     

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