How long is molting supposed to last?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fowlwoman1, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. fowlwoman1

    fowlwoman1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have hens that have been not laying all summer because they seem to be molting. I've had a bald hen for about 2 months. She doesn't have any tail feathers left at all. I have at least 4 hens not laying because I think they're trying to get over molting. Will it ever end?!
     
  2. fowlwoman1

    fowlwoman1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know much about molting?
     
  3. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    molting times very.hens can molt for 30 to 90 days.an some hens still lay eggs even though they are molting.
     

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