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How Chicken Moulting Affects Egg Production

Published on November 26, 2013 by Penny Roberts in Chicken Care

Chicken Moulting
As the colder weather approaches, most chickens stop laying their eggs. This is due to the reduced daylight hours. Chickens need around 14 hours of daylight per day to lay eggs regularly. But in winter they only see around 8 hours of daylight, which is insufficient to complete the egg production cycle.
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