All hens and roosters experience molt, the normal, natural process of losing and regrowing feathers. It occurs annually every fall as the days shorten, occurring any time between August and December. Chickens typically experience their first molt at about 18 months of age. The multiperiod can last anywhere from 4 to 16 weeks, depending on the bird. CLICK HERE to continue reading the article.
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