DIDN'T MOLT

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by smarsh, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 hens that are a year and 7 months old that have not molted. I don't think I have ever had hens in their 2nd autumn not to molt. the older hens did sometime back, but the 4 younger ones have not.

    Is this common?
     
  2. l-o-v-e

    l-o-v-e Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine didnt start till the first frost
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Some will molt later than the rest. I still have a few girls that have not molted yet.
     

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