Year old Buff Orpington not laying!

goodmanfarm

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Mar 14, 2021
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My Buff Orpington, Paddy, is about a year old and stopped laying eggs! She does not look unhealthy and her comb is still red and bright, but she hasn't laid an egg in three weeks!! A few weeks before that, she had a bound egg, which we treated. She started laying again, but now she's stopped! Should this be a concern?? Any input helps
 

aart

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She started molting around this march. She's a little over a year old, (hatch day April 20, 2020)
That's rather odd, some pullets that age will have a partial molt their first fall/winter, but not in spring.

Wait, are you in the northern hemisphere?
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goodmanfarm

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Mar 14, 2021
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SE Maryland, USA
That's rather odd, some pullets that age will have a partial molt their first fall/winter, but not in spring.

Wait, are you in the northern hemisphere?
Where in this world are you located?
Climate, and time of year, is almost always a factor.
Please add your general geographical location to your profile.
It's easy to do, and then it's always there!
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I added my location, but the weather's been pretty mild
 

Mtnboomer

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I added my location, but the weather's been pretty mild
Its been relatively mild here in VA but my gals always slow down in the dog days of summer. They crank 'em out april-june, take a summer break and lay just enough to keep them off the chopping block, znd then ramp back up in oct before shutting down for the winter (unless i turn on the lights of coarse).
 

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