Molting sure is taking a long time!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Gainesvillechickenlover, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. Gainesvillechickenlover

    Gainesvillechickenlover Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 16, 2008
    This is our first experience with chicks. They will be 1 in March. They were laying eggs for about two months then stopped. They lost lots of feathers and have grown them back but are still not laying eggs. How long does a molt last? They are healthy happy girls.
  2. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    between molting, the cold, less light,, it could be 2 months or more,, but 1 month i THINK is the usual for molting.

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