help! massive loss of feathers - is this normal??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sus9441, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. sus9441

    sus9441 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 10, 2014
    recently 2 of my hens are loosing a lot of their features!!!! IS THIS NORMALLL??
    they are like 1 and a half years old




  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

    Nov 30, 2014
    Middle Tennessee
    Considering all the new pinfeathers visible all over them, I'd say they're just going through a hard molt... some lose their old feathers slowly and replace them slowly, others drop them just about all at once and get their new ones quicker... :)
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