Q: Why your chickens are not laying eggs (overview)
A: There are a number of possible reasons your chickens are not laying eggs. Let's look at a brief overview of reasons to give you some ideas, and you can click on each possibility for more details and a more in-depth discussion.
Reasons your chickens are not laying
Another possibility is that your hens ARE laying... but that you're not finding their eggs for a number of reasons. here are a few things that may fool you into thinking that your chickens are not laying eggs when they actually are! Be sure to click on each possibility here for more details and a more in-depth discussion.
If you've decided it's time to take your chicken to the vet and you don't have one, you can consult the Association of Avian Veterinarians website to find the avian veterinarians nearest you, or try veterinary telehealth with our friends at VetTriage, who are on standby 24/7/365 and ready to help with your chicken health problems.
Reasons you are not finding your chickens' eggs