7 month old cochin roo molting hackles????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Penske, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. Penske

    Penske Songster

    Dec 28, 2007
    Hi all,

    Our infamous rooster is loosing his neck feathers on the back of his neck. Is he molting??? I have seen no evidence of lice or mites. He is a white standard cochin--truly magnificent!

    Otherwise, he is a very happy roo...even tempered, kind to all in his domain! There are 12 hens.

    Thanks for your help!

  2. PeeperKeeper

    PeeperKeeper Songster

    I don't know a lot about cochins. I only have one. but I have noticed that they seem to take forever to grow feathers! [​IMG]

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