Why aren't they laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Nupine, Dec 3, 2007.

  1. Nupine

    Nupine Songster

    Nov 21, 2007
    I have 5 2-3 yr old hens. I have had them since about June and we have only got about 25 brown eggs and 5 pink eggs. If they don't start laying they will be gone. Should I put a light in the coop? When we first got them we were told they were molting.
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    Unfortunately you've been duped. You aren't going to get very many eggs from 2 - 3 year old or older hens.

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