How long does it take

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Thomas423, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. Thomas423

    Thomas423 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    for a hen to be back in condition after being in a breeding pen?
    My poor silkie hens are half their normal fluffy size.
     
  2. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:3 to 6 months up there protein to cause then go in to a motle
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    You talking about getting all the feathers/fluff back? It requires a molt. [​IMG] You're lucky because 'tis the season for that, so, I'd say drop the protein or just wait, and she'll molt for you. Then as she does, you can increase it to aid the process.
     

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