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Postby Muffin » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:07 pm

I'm very pleased to have found this forum. We have a mixed flock and are a bit puzzled why they are not re-starting to lay after having had a 3 month long break.
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Re: New Member Here

Postby nhb » Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:57 pm

First of all welcome to the forum. I am in timaru and the first of mine are just starting to lay. The rest look like they are about to start.
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Re: New Member Here

Postby sewren » Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:19 am

Hi Muffin, and welcome to the forum. We are still only getting a few eggs, and most of the chickens haven't re-started laying again, so it may be that you just need to give them a little bit more time.

What breed are your hens? Do they have nice bright red combs yet, or are they still a bit paler pink. Bright red indicates they should be laying, or almost about to start, so if they are all red it might be worth having a look around to see if they are hiding eggs anywhere, otherwise, just give them a bit more time and they should start up again soon.
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