How long do chickens molt?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by loveblackstars, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. loveblackstars

    loveblackstars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chickens have been molting and not laying eggs for about 3 weeks. How much longer will they be molting?
     
  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Are you giving them a high protein feed or mixing some high
    protein feed in to there feed as the molt is using up a lot to
    produce the feathers [​IMG] ......
    I learned this some time back and everyone has their own
    way of doing things but I give the molting birds turkey grow
    20% or better and depending on where you live what is
    available and this tends to speed up the process and the
    molting birds are back to normal ..........
    But like I said everyone has their own way of doing things ...



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