4 chickens and no eggs

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      several things, they need a good laying pellet or mash, along with everything else.

      Second, do they have a nesting box? A hen wants a safe place to lay her eggs, and will lay much less eggs if they do not have a place to lay. I have 4 hens, 1 3 yo and 3 – 2yo’s and I have more eggs than we can eat. I get 3-4 a day.

      They lay by the daylight, so if they are not getting enough sunlight, don’t know what your cages look like, they won’t lay. They need 14-16 hours of light daily.

      Thomas & Tracy Harris
      TNT Quarter Horses home of:
      TNTS Jack Be Blue – 2004 AQHA Buckskin Stallion
      TNTS Medicine Man – 2005 AQHA Perlino Stallion

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      Subject: Budget101.com : 4 chickens and no eggs

      We have 4 chickens that are at least 1 yr old. We bought them last October. All winter there were no eggs. Then warm weather came around and 2 of them were laying eggs here and there. Then we had a snow storm about a month ago, and since then we have had no eggs at all. Also we use to let them roam the yard after the snow melted. Then they were roaming into the neighbors yards and we do not let them out any more. I don’t know if that is the reason or what but they are not laying eggs. We feed them mixture of corn, wheat etc., and give them fruit & vegetable scraps. Any suggestions as to why they are not laying eggs and what can we do to get eggs from them. They have a winter place that is closed inn, but then there is a small door that we opened so they can be in an open chicken fence area which is about 8 x 12 yards, with a chicken fence roof as well.

      Melissa from IL

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