I was under the impression that when chickens molt, they stop laying. Out of our 6 chickens, there are 3 who are laying and they also seem to be the ones who have been losing the most feathers. In fact, Lily, the Plymouth Barred Rock was our earliest and is the most productive and has been without feathers on her back for about two months They are all new layers and we do have morning and evening lights that come on in their chicken run. Does this seem abnormal or should we be doing something different? Or just be thankful we have happy, molting, laying chickens?