When will my chickens molt?

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

  1. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 19, 2010
    Sandy Eggo, CA
    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

    Apr 15, 2009
    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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