Different colors after a molt?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kanga77510, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. Kanga77510

    Kanga77510 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2009
    Santa Fe, TX
    We're going through a wicked molt here. One started and I guess the others just couldn't help themselves, LOL. The first girl just finished and she looks amazing! I noticed though that her colors seem a little more muted than they were before the molt; as if the feathers just have a lower tone than they did before. She is a red sex link, if that helps.
  2. mdbokc

    mdbokc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 22, 2009
    Oklahoma County, OK
    Our experience is that there will be differences, sometimes subtle, after a moult. Both in color and patterns change. Drives my daughter crazy as she has to relearn who is who as it develops. Fortunately, several come by name for her which makes the relearning process easier. Have fun!
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2010

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