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Everyone is molting I think

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by fiddlebanshee, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. fiddlebanshee

    fiddlebanshee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So 2 hens are broody and of the other 14 hens 7 have stopped laying completely for the last 2 weeks. These are 2 y/o in September. I am thinking that they are in the first stages of molting and am wondering if I should put the whole flock on higher protein feed, like flock raiser. I always offer oyster shell on the side, so the 7 that are still laying can have their calcium from that.

    What do you all think? Good idea? Bad idea?
     
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see no problem with that plan.
     

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