Losing lots of feathers and no eggs!!?!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by emmachickgirl, Sep 25, 2015.

  1. emmachickgirl

    emmachickgirl Out Of The Brooder

    78
    3
    41
    Jul 13, 2015
    Temecula California
    hey yall

    My chickens are loosing there feathers right know is there a specific time of year chicken lose there feathers also my girls have not been laying I don't know if it's cause of the heat cause it's been around 100 degrees please anyone answer soon
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

    18,252
    7,084
    516
    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    Sounds like your chickens are molting, so no egg production during the molt usually, they should resume laying again after the daylight starts increasing again, mine usually start around February.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by