Signs that molting is almost over

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by homestead 101, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. homestead 101

    homestead 101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Help. I have had two buff orpingtons that have been molting for eight weeks now. I wanna know some signs that tell me that they are almost done.
     
  2. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    Some molts can last longer than eight weeks.

    You'll know molt is over when the hens re-gain their bright red combs, the combs enlarge and become more moist appearing, and they're wearing a glossy, perfect new outfit, and they start laying eggs again.
     

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