How long until laying continues after molt?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by target022, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. target022

    target022 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a white leghorn that molted last May. She stopped laying during the molt and has never started back up. In the past, she laid large wrinkled eggs. I'm thinking her machinery has stopped working altogether. I've seen her in the nest box, but she never lays. It was her first molt and the other 2 leghorns of the same age have yet to molt.
    Any thoughts?

    Some of her eggs from better to worse.
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  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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  3. target022

    target022 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, that's helpful. I think its a defective shell gland.
     

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