Winter is here which means shorter days. A few changes can be expected around the coop, such as a smaller number of daily eggs being produced and chickens dropping feathers during molt. Molting usually happens for chickens after they are one year old. In order to minimize the molting process, a few changes in management can be beneficial.
Chicken feathers are made up of protein, so when a chicken begins molting and drops feathers, it is wise to increase the amount of protein