My buttercup hasn't laid an egg in over a week. I noticed over the past couple of days that she seems to be losing more feathers than normal. I picked her up this morning to inspect because her neck area looked bare. It is completely bare all around her neck, and she's losing some feathers under her wings as well. No sign of bugs on her, but her neck area feels dry. (not sure if that's from where the pin feathers come out) When I put her down and she fluffed off, a lot of down feathers came off her. Is it possible she's molting? Isn't this a bad time of year for her to molt? I wasn't expecting it this early, so I don't have anything high in protein to give her. (no cat food, black sunflower seeds) I guess I could scramble an egg or two and feed it to her.