molting

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by woodenflutes, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. woodenflutes

    woodenflutes New Egg

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    my chickens have went to half the number of eggs for about a month,,,then they stopped. i didn't understand why the early drop off of eggs but i know the reason why they've stopped now because of the number of cast off feathers...too bad i don't have ducks if they do the same thing because duck or goose feathers are good for fletching feathers fro arrows,,,i didn't know if heat would cause the early moulting but then it didn't seem to affect them in high dessert temperatures...any sugsestions on the early molting
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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