How do you get your hens to lay more eggs?

i have raised laying hens for 25 yrs and sometimes they do quit laying altogether. but believe it or not you can spice up their food and they will start to lay again. How? well i add a little ground red peppers like cayenne . mix it with the food and within a week or two you should be getting more eggs. i also buy a hot and spicey powdered fish batter , to the food , and you will see results just make sure they have plenty of water available. Increase the amount of light the hens get l