Are the girls molting?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mtstringer, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. mtstringer

    mtstringer Out Of The Brooder

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    I am not sure if the girls are molting or not. It started with one and now 6 out of 8 seem to be featherless on their backs near the base of the tale and heading to the neck. They are about 9 months old and have been laying 5-7 eggs a day. The last couple of days they have gone down to 3. I have looked them over a bit and can not see any bugs on them. One is almost bald from the middle of her back to the base of her tail.

    Thoughts.
    Mark
     
  2. henney penny

    henney penny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a rooster?
     
  3. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. oesdog

    oesdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like Rooster- friction burn!!
    Do you have a roo x3

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  5. mtstringer

    mtstringer Out Of The Brooder

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    No this is an all girl neighborhood.
     

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