defeathered

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by girlyq, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. girlyq

    girlyq New Egg

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    I have several 9 month old hens thaat had previously been with an aggresive rooster I was told. They are bald on their backs. It has been a month and I do not see much change.Will feathers return? How long? I worry about sunburn. Any info? Thanks
     
  2. Cindy in PA

    Cindy in PA Overrun With Chickens

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    If the feathers are broken (usually are with rooster damage) they will not grow in until they molt.
     
  3. Tool

    Tool Out Of The Brooder

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    How often do they molt?
     

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