will they lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by DPC poultry, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. DPC poultry

    DPC poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought 12 hens from a guy about six weeks ago and they are all the same age but only six of them are layin any ideas?
     
  2. clairabean

    clairabean Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2010
    Kootenays of BC!
    What age? They may not be of laying age or may be beyond laying age.

    Stress also plays a factor in laying.
     
  3. DPC poultry

    DPC poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a year and two months
     
  4. Stingrayg4

    Stingrayg4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you sure it's the same six that are laying and the same six that are not laying every day? It could be that they're all laying, but not producing an egg every day.

    -S
     
  5. clairabean

    clairabean Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2010
    Kootenays of BC!
    They may still be stressed from the move.
     
  6. DPC poultry

    DPC poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yea im sure because the eggs the six lay are the same size and color
     

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