Molting Chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ange, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. ange

    ange Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my question is We have 11 hens all are molting, we have 1 or 2 eggs a day. If they molt in winter and then spring when will we ever have a decent amount of eggs or will we not, others are getting lots of eggs the molting concerns ,e
     
  2. chookhead

    chookhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    molting is normal they are sposed to slow down when there molting because the feathers they are growing are largely made up of protien which is used in egg production so dont owrry u shud get alot of eggs when the molt is finished
     
  3. geeber

    geeber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long does the molting usually last?
     

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