Moulting and Egg Production

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JohnRR, Mar 15, 2018.

  1. JohnRR

    JohnRR Hatching

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    How soon after moulting can we expect egg production to resume ?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Generally within a month or so of completing the molt birds will resume laying. Other factors impacting production are day length, age of bird and breed of bird.
     
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  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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  4. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Crowing

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    They will usually stay back after a few weeks,although some may not start back till spring.
     

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