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Do Chickens Lay Eggs When Molting

Do Chickens Lay Eggs When Molting? (+ How to Help Your Chooks)

Most chickens will stop laying eggs while molting. Molting typically occurs each year when sunlight hours are decreasing in the lead-up to winter. Chickens will spend anywhere between 8-16 weeks regrowing their feathers, and may not lay until after winter. Why Do Chickens Molt? Molting (also spelled moulting in other parts of the world) is …

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