Dekalb Amberlinks shedding, is this okay?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Hiram, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. Hiram

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    My Amberlinks are shed a lot of feathers. However, there are no balding or bad spots. I got them about a month ago. They're about 5 months old. Is this okay?
     
  2. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Are they molting?
     
  3. Hiram

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    what's molting, really?
     
  4. Hiram

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    I have 3 RIRs and they haven't lost a feather. But these new three, wow. At first, I didn't worry but now!!! Also can you tell me how to check for mites and what signs to look for since I got these birds from a cutie little 4H girl.
     
  5. Hiram

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    Thanks, Kuntrygirl. I think they're molting. I'll check them when I get home.
     

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