moulting and egg slow-down in winter

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by homecatmom, Sep 12, 2007.

  1. homecatmom

    homecatmom Songster

    Having read about moulting on other threads, I have a question. My chicks were born around July 25th. They are not expected to lay until about mid Dec. at 20 weeks. Should I expect them to go through a moult this year, or since they are still just getting their first feathers are they done till sometime next spring? Is moulting cyclical or seasonal?

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