molting

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by back run coop, Dec 1, 2014.

  1. back run coop

    back run coop New Egg

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    How long do chicken molt ?
     
  2. chickengeorgeto

    chickengeorgeto Overrun With Chickens

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    I am not trying to be cute but chickens molt only just as long as is required to produce a new wardrobe. Some years it may be just a few weeks and other years a particular chicken may require months.

    Why do you ask?
     
  3. Sabz

    Sabz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two that are taking a lot of time (a few weeks) while others seem to be already done with it. They all live in the same conditions, so I agree with above, must be proper to each chicken!
     

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