Why did my ameracanas stop laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jodik27, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. jodik27

    jodik27 Out Of The Brooder

    May 13, 2011
    I have 10 total hens that are just starting to lay in the past four weeks. One of my Amer. was the first to start laying. We got 3 or 4 eggs from her in the first week. In that week we had one more hen start laying as well. I would now say I have at least 7 out of 10 laying except I have not gotten another egg from my Amer. since that first week. Any idea why she would have started and then stopped? I am giving them additional light, always fresh water. I have 2 Amer. hens total, I assume only 1 of them had started laying due to there only being 3 or 4 green eggs that week. The other hasn't started at all. Is this normal?
  2. WildBillHicks

    WildBillHicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2011
    Durham, North Carolina
    Must be the time of year. I have 10 hens and usually get about 4-8 eggs a day but in the last 2-3 weeks it's down to about 2-4 eggs a day.
  3. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2011
    I have one and used to get an egg every other day, it's been four or five days now and no eggs [​IMG]

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