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My Chickens have stopped laying

lvdm50
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My Chickens have stopped laying

My Chickens have stopped laying eggs can any body explain what the reason may be?

Community Manager Jason
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Re: My Chickens have stopped laying

Welcome to Workshop @lvdm50 and thanks for making your first post.

 

We've previously had a popular discussion here on Workshop about backyard chickens so I know some members of the community have chickens and might be able to assist. Let me alert @Darren@Jackson@Blawson and @timjeffries to your post and hopefully they will have some suggestions for you.

 

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timjeffries
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Re: My Chickens have stopped laying

Hi @lvdm50, I've had this happen a few times. I stole this explanation from here.

 

"Declining day length

Hens are sensitive to day length, and particularly to the direction in which day length is changing, when it comes to laying eggs. Declining day lengths discourage egg production. It is not unusual for a flock owner to have hens go out of production in the latter part of summer and in the fall because the days are getting shorter."

 

There are a bunch of other reasons on that site but that seemed the most likely to me.

lvdm50
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Re: My Chickens have stopped laying

Thank for the help I though that was it but was not sure it's nice to have it confirmed

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