Do all chickens molt? Because mine aren't

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jake G, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. Jake G

    Jake G Out Of The Brooder

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    Not one of my chickens have molted is something wrong please help!!!
     
  2. SebrightSon

    SebrightSon New Egg

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    How old are your chickens? Most chickens molt around the time they start laying which is around 6 months
     
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  3. Jake G

    Jake G Out Of The Brooder

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    They are around 2 years old and I had like 2 last year mold and I only have 2 this year that are molding right now.
     
  4. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Show some pictures of birds today. Open wings an make pics of feathers. Do some of roosters and hens.
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    The rest will molt as the days continue to get shorter. Enjoy the eggs while you have them.
     
  6. DUANE123

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    mine have never molted
     
  7. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Show a current picture and indicate their hatch date. Some birds are not all that obvious especially hens when summer has been relatively cool.
     
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