hen losing feathers....????

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mypurtychickens, Oct 2, 2014.

  1. mypurtychickens

    mypurtychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    i have a black sexlink hen that free-range and is losing feathers rapidly between her legs and going up her breast. she has not been roosting in her usual place on my porch. and she disappeared the other day. she is a little over 2 years old and this has never happened before. i imagine she is molting but i just want to be sure.
    thanks
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Yes she is probably molting. Make sure she has lots of protein and that she isn't being bullied.
     
  3. mypurtychickens

    mypurtychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    okay. i will ask my mom to try to watch her when she can. cuz i am in school from 8:00-3:00.she is more of the bully to the other chickens lol.
     

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