I have four chickens that are over a year old now. They all kind of went through a mini molt when they are around 9 months not a full-on molt. My lead hand my biggest hen looks like she is molting right now. She has lost a lot of feathers. I also have 6 Baby Buff orpingtons with them and they are around 9 weeks old. They are in a very secure run with bird netting on top. I went into the run today to clean it up and fill the water and feed and I noticed a random egg laying on the ground? The chicken who ever laid it I guess did not make it to the nesting box? It has just been over a week with the new additions to the coop. could this mean that the new additions are causing the hens to not want to go in the nesting boxes to lay? I think the egg that was laying randomly was the hen that is molting right now.