Why have my RIR's slowed down on eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by djennings, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. djennings

    djennings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 10 RIR's, they were laying great a month ago and now I am getting like 4 eggs a day. Is there anything to be done to get them to start laying again? [​IMG]
     
  2. GrandmaCluck

    GrandmaCluck Out Of The Brooder

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    are they moltng?
     
  3. djennings

    djennings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, the only thing I can think happened is I took my Black Silkie Rooster out of their pen when I got his finished.
     
  4. airmechreed

    airmechreed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Light effects laying also.....Chickens need about 14 hrs of light to produce eggs regularly. So an artificial light sorce may be needed.
     
  5. djennings

    djennings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, that could definitely be it, thanks will put one in. Any suggestions on the watts of bulb?
     

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