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Why Chickens Molt

Monday, September 16th, 2019

It’s autumn. Time for comfy sweaters, pumpkin-flavored everything and… vacation? 
For backyard chickens across the country, shorter days often signal time for a break. Birds may stop laying eggs, lose old feathers and grow new ones. This annual vacation from egg laying is called molt.

Molt is driven by season and usually occurs in the fall when […]

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