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post #11 of 15
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I'm guessing she is just moulting at an unusual time! Silly chook!

She sure does look funny! I hope she gets back to her fluffiness soon.

post #12 of 15

Comb and wattles look underdeveloped for a 10 month old bird ....... is she laying yet?

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 "What we achieve too easily, we esteem too lightly." - Thomas Burke

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post #13 of 15
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Comb and wattles look underdeveloped for a 10 month old bird ....... is she laying yet?

I'm thinking she may not be laying yet. There were a few of them that didn't start laying when the cold winter set in. It seems most of them are laying now, it's hard to know for sure because they are all mixed together. I don't recall ever finding her in the nesting box though. 

post #14 of 15
Hmmm
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Four lovely hens : An Exbattery Hen, a Lavender Araucana, a Wheaten Marans and a Gold Laced Frizzle Polish
Two dogs and four cats.
If you want to read my chicken adventure, here it is :
http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/947562/my-story-our-experience-join-me-on-my-adventure.
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post #15 of 15
Some go through a neck molt in fall or spring, that's probably what it is, she will only molt around the head and neck.
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Some of my birds.
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Chickens, muscovy ducks, turkeys, donkeys , goats, dogs, fish, parakeets, a parrot, and a cat.

Chickens and dogs are healing to the soul.

I brake for squirrels.

Some of my birds.
http://www.backyardchickens.com/a/my-wisconsin-flock
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