Bare belly bantam cochin

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by azfordby4, Apr 15, 2011.

  1. azfordby4

    azfordby4 Out Of The Brooder

    May 1, 2010
    Chandler, AZ
    One of my bantam cochin hens has gone broody. I picked her up the other day and noticed she had no feathers on her belly..the feathers are not broke off, and I don't see new feathers coming in. she looks good everywhere else. Any Ideas?
  2. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    That is a typical sign of a broody hen, nothing to worry about. [​IMG]
  3. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2011
    West Midlands, UK
    They rip out the feathers when they are broody. 'Dunna worry [​IMG]

    ETA: Belly feathers*
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2011

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