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Egg Numbers

All my hens have gone way back in egg numbers
No change in food none seem sick

Different breeds, different pens

Anyone else having the same?

jjsuper
Monday, June 24th, 2019

Exactly the same here, same pellets different pens etc, completely nose dived. Almost nothing at the moment.

Tw
Monday, June 24th, 2019

Just wondering how old are they ? Maybe starting a molt

christmasdiane
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Varying ages , no sign of molt.

jjsuper
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Very quickly check coop,especially under perchs for red mite.
Check birds too for mites,lice etc.
Signs of mite infestation,pale combs,birds reluctant to go to roost in the evenings.
Ash grey residue under perchs,clusters of mites under perchs and in nestboxes.

nama-man
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Mine got a few mil of spot on a few weeks ago for lice and worm's, got pellets with the wormer in it too. Also cleaned the coop regularly and poisened it with j-fluid and Peracetic acid. No red mites going to live in there lol. All fine and healthy good colour and eating. All in their first year of laying.

Tw
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

Tw is it ok to eat eggs after using spot on

Perks
Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

I was told not to eat eggs for 3 weeks when using spot on before but I could be wrong

Cork Wyandotte
Thursday, July 4th, 2019

Ya I wait for 3 weeks too. Just to be safe.

Tw
Friday, July 5th, 2019


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