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Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup-NYC] Hen not laying

From: Fada
Sent on: Friday, March 29, 2013 12:21 AM
Thank you Melina. I will check for this.

Could it be something to do with the nest not being comfortable? She never layed in the nesting boxes and may not feel comfortable to lay anywhere since theres two additional hens. And they don't even use the pole in shed for sleeping they sleep outside on my window guard!! 

Bewildered :/ 

The Portobello Suites

On Mar 29, 2013, at 12:14 AM, Melina Brown <[address removed]> wrote:

Fada- check them very well for mites and lice. if you see no parasites, it could be a molt which can stop laying. do you see little pin feathers like points under her feathers? you may want to try worming them. 
Most chickens are lay quite a bit at this point.
If the older one is over 2 years she maybe slowing down. The younger ones need to be 19-22 weeks old to start laying.
Melina


On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 5:43 PM, sandi <[address removed]> wrote:
Intere as the days are longer, what age??
 

From: Fada <[address removed]>
To: [address removed]
Sent: Thursday, March 28,[masked]:10 AM
Subject: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup-NYC] Hen not laying

Hey guys,

My hens are not laying, two of them possibly because not fully matured yet, but one if them was laying fine last year till it got very cold. Any ideas why she's not laying eggs now?

Thanks,
Fada.

The Portobello Suites
http://www.theportobellosuites.com/



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