Golden Comets 21-22 months old but have never molted

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by momof5sons, Dec 21, 2014.

  1. momof5sons

    momof5sons Hatching

    Sep 1, 2011
    I have four golden comets that are about 21-22 months old and have never molted. They have had excellent egg production ever since they started laying, which was quite early. I thought chickens molted around 18 months old. Has anyone had chickens that skipped their molts? Just wondering if it is the breed that doesn't molt as much as other breeds?

  2. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Songster

    Jul 1, 2012
    New Jersey
    My chickens didn't molt for the first time until they were around 2 years old. I don't think that's anything to worry about.

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