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

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


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  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    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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