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molting effect

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by davecash, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. davecash

    davecash Songster

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    does molting effect the laying of eggs?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Yep, usually they slow way down or even stop till it's over. They need all their nutrition for growing new feathers, so that's why the eggs get scarce.
     
  3. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Absolutely.
     
  4. joebwe25

    joebwe25 Songster

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    That's what I read.
     

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