Bare Backed/winged Hen. Will her Feathers Grow Back??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rhino533, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. rhino533

    rhino533 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Hen has a bare back/wings because of to many roosters in the coop. They were jumping her to much. I since fixed that problem (Roasted Chicken tasted great)!!! My question is will she ever grow new feathers where she's bare when she molts? She is 8 months old and hasn’t molted yet that I've noticed. I live in a permanently warm/hot climate does this change molting patterns?
     
  2. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, the feathers will grow back. It may take awhile but it will happen. If you still have a rooster in with her then you might want to consider putting a chicken saddle on her. That will prevent the rooster from doing anymore damage while she is growing her feather back.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:Agree.
     
  4. ScotianChick

    ScotianChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls feathers are finally growing back (four months after getting rid of Bill). It'll happen, just give it time.
     

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