Will a hen do her season molt even if she has already did her "Brooding"molt?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TheTwoRoos, Sep 9, 2016.

  1. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2015
    Just curious.Had a 2 hens go broody,stops setting then a week or two later begin molting.will they molt again this year?
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Mine don't. If they go broody and molt this time of the year, it's a one and done kind of thing.

    Then again, my hens don't molt simply after brooding. Mine have been coinciding their broodiness with seasonal molting anyway.

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