1. babychick1946

    babychick1946 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have10 chickens and apparently they are in their first molt. I am puzzled how long this will go on. I am currently only getting 1 or 2 every other day. I used to get 8 to 9.everyday. Whats going on my birds don't look like their losing their feathers but I do find feathers all over my pen..
     
  2. ViolinPlayer123

    ViolinPlayer123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When a chicken molts, it will quit laying eggs, and then start laying after it molts(moults). This process can take anywhere from 21 days to 6 months.
     
  3. babychick1946

    babychick1946 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks for the help. Hope this molt doesn't come to often! I really miss getting the eggs!!!
     

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