I have 2 Rhode Island Red hens, Cinnamon and Nutmeg. They are 8 months old. Cinnamon lays about 4 days and then skips a day. Pretty good. Not what I would have expected from a RIR, but I am happy with her and her eggs. Nutmeg, however, doesn't lay. At all. She has laid. We know for sure that she has laid at least one egg. That was about 3 weeks ago. Previous to that, she may have laid one or two. Tough to tell with two of them around. We keep records everyday of who laid, weight of the egg and what time of day the egg was laid. So we know Cinnamon's pattern very well. That is how we know that Nutmeg is not laying. If she is laying internally, wouldn't she be dead by now? They all started laying back in early December. Even if the egg 3 weeks ago was her first, wouldn't she be sick by now? She seems very healthy, just doesn't lay any eggs. I am considering either 1. keeping her as she is one of our first chickens and we love her, 2. making Nutmeg soup, or 3. re-homing her to someone who just wants a pet that does not lay eggs. We have 7 other hens that are laying actively right now. The leghorn will lay for like 7 or 8 days in a row without a break, sometimes more! So I know that they are getting good nutrition. They free range during the day and eat lots of grass and bugs and whatevers. Just don't know why she does not lay!! Any recommendations? Explanations? Thanks!