How long do chickens molt?

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

  1. loveblackstars

    loveblackstars Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2013
    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 ...

    gander007 [​IMG]

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