One year old hen issues

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 1cshook, May 9, 2016.

  1. 1cshook

    1cshook Out Of The Brooder

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    My hens are now a year old ... some appear to be starting to molt and some are getting "broody" ... I do not want to hatch chicks, so a) is there a way to stop the broodiness and b) how long does molting normally last? I understand hens may stop laying during molting season ...

    Thank you.
     
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    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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