How long did it take for your bird to molt?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by urban dreamer, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. urban dreamer

    urban dreamer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just curious. I have a 1 year old that has been molting for about two weeks now and I was wondering how long dose molting take for everybody? I know every hen is different, but what has been your experience?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    If they do not stop laying during that time, the molt will take lots longer, even months.
     
  3. Portia

    Portia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My older girls have been in molt for a month now and are finally starting to grow their tails back.
     

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