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Why aren't my chickens laying eggs?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by chickygirlrocks, Jun 26, 2013.

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  1. chickygirlrocks

    chickygirlrocks Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone, I was wondering why my chickens aren't laying any eggs. Theirs plenty of light, and I don't know what I'm doing wrong!!!:fl :th:bow:he please someone help with useful tips.:yiipchick
     
  2. tymimo

    tymimo Out Of The Brooder

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    My Coop
    How old are they and what breeds?
     
  3. chickygirlrocks

    chickygirlrocks Out Of The Brooder

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    About two years old, and I'm not sure what breed, but one's golden and one's black. They look like they want to lay eggs, but they don't. I got them from my aunt, and I think they've laid eggs before, I've had them for 5 days now. :confused:
     
  4. Smiely222

    Smiely222 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sometimes when they get a little older they dont lay much eggs. Are they molting, do you see feathers on the ground alot?
     
  5. chickygirlrocks

    chickygirlrocks Out Of The Brooder

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    No, I hardly ever see any feathers, I'm pretty young and don't know much about hens so please help!!!!!
     
  6. Smiely222

    Smiely222 Out Of The Brooder

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    how long has it been since an egg?
     
  7. Bill Matthews

    Bill Matthews Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To: Chickengirlrocks....May be sudden change in surroundings...But feed them a laying mash and see...Need plenty of fresh water, too...Water and feed deprivation for 24-48 hrs can trigger laying pauses...Good luck stick with the chickens...They will be a source of fun and joy for a lifetime..Luck
     
  8. chickygirlrocks

    chickygirlrocks Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not sure how long it has been since they laid an egg they never have for me, but I'm not sure when they last laid some. Bill Matthews, where can you get a laying mash, and thank you both for the,support!!!
     
  9. Smiely222

    Smiely222 Out Of The Brooder

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    Agway or Tractor supply sells it. Maybe just taking a break cause of the stress of moving.
     
  10. chickygirlrocks

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    Ok
     

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