How long can a Silkie stay in molt?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by feather leg farms, Sep 21, 2010.

  1. feather leg farms

    feather leg farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2009
    Salisbury, NC
    I have a Blue Silkie Hen I show, and she had a illness a while back and now her top knot isn't coming back. She has some pin feathers as well, but it has been in this stage for a while. It's been maybe a few months.
     
  2. ThePolishPrincess

    ThePolishPrincess Chillin' With My Peeps

    Bumping this up and keeping an eye on this thread. I have the same question.
     
  3. feather leg farms

    feather leg farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2009
    Salisbury, NC
    Ok! thanks!!
     
  4. Brody's Broodello

    Brody's Broodello Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have a friend with a Blue hen as well, she has been this way for a year!
    Weird!
     
  5. feather leg farms

    feather leg farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2009
    Salisbury, NC
    What worries me is she was sick, and I don't know if thats messed up her top knot or not. Here is what she used to look like.

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    THIS IS HER NOW (her head is wet too)

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    Love you Fluff
     
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2010
  6. feather leg farms

    feather leg farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2009
    Salisbury, NC
    Ok i added pics! So what do you think?
     
  7. feather leg farms

    feather leg farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2009
    Salisbury, NC
    Anyone know!
     
  8. racuda

    racuda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe sometimes they moult for the better, and sometimes not? I have a Silkie rooster that had a larger crest as a 4 month old cockerel than he does as a year old rooster, though not as dramatic as yours!
     
  9. feather leg farms

    feather leg farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2009
    Salisbury, NC
    Im worried about her head! I loved how fluffy it was~!
     
  10. feather leg farms

    feather leg farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2009
    Salisbury, NC
    Where are you located in NC?!

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