When will my chickens molt?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by WhiteMountainsRanch, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's now the end of October, and I have ten 8 month old pullets, two 1 year old hens, and one 7 month old roo.


    When should I expect them to start molting? We've never had one.
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    I wouldn't really expect any of them to go through a hard molt yet. The 1 y.o. hens may go through a mini molt, but you may not even notice that it's happening. Now this time next year is a different story. Next year I suspect your yard will look like a pillow fight happened.

    Good luck.
     

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