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hen looks "ratty" after molt

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by boat309, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. boat309

    boat309 Out Of The Brooder

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    so like the title says my hen went threw a molt about 5 mounts ago and she still looks really ratty. no bald spots but just looks "unkept" she is very healthy, eating and drinking and always out with the other ladies. she is also laying as normal. I checked her over really good for lice or mites a few times and found nothing. no one else in the flock is affected, so I don't think its a pest problem. also she is in the middle of the pecking order and no one picks on her.. any one have any ides??
     
  2. DuckGirl77

    DuckGirl77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a picture? Sometimes laying hens don't look the best ... maybe not enough protein?
     

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