Molting

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickencreek, Aug 28, 2014.

  1. chickencreek

    chickencreek Chirping

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    How long do hens molt for I have one that is molting and I haven't got eggs because of her.
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Chickens usually molt for 4-6 weeks. Some may take longer, while others molt quicker. Even once they are done molting, it may take them a couple more weeks to begin laying again.
     

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