Chicken molting before show?!

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

  1. Brahmalover4eva

    Brahmalover4eva Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2014
    coldest 48
    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?
  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Flock Master

    Sep 20, 2015
    Southern N.C. Mountains
    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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