Chicken molting before show?!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Brahmalover4eva, Aug 17, 2016.

  1. Brahmalover4eva

    Brahmalover4eva Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, this is probably not the right section in which to write this in, but it kind of is an emergency!
    My Light Brahma, Georgia is signed up for a poultry show on August 26th, all was fine and dandy until she decided that molting early was a swell idea. so now her once beautiful plumage looks like a heap of dinosaur spikes upon a chicken. I know it take a bit for feathers to grow back, is it still worth showing her or am I wasting my time?
    Thanks!
    Gigi
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hi Gigi,

    I don't know anything about showing birds, but I would assume that the judges would want to see her plumage, so if she isn't fully feathered then it may not be worth taking her.

    Just my thoughts[​IMG]
     

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