Molting and Laying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by toolbox50, Nov 28, 2012.

  1. toolbox50

    toolbox50 New Egg

    Apr 1, 2011
    I have a year and half old RIR hen who just molted for the first time about a month ago. Last week she laid her first three eggs since the molt. So far this week, not one egg from her. Is this normal? Someone told me she might not start laying again for a few months. Is that true? Thanks!
  2. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2011
    SE Pa.
    They act some what like pullets do when they restart after molting. They can lay odd eggs and their regularity is off. Skipping days is not out of the normal.

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