how to tell moulting? help!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by rirbrahma, Nov 18, 2011.

  1. rirbrahma

    rirbrahma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aloha,
    How do I know if my chickens are moulting? One has stopped laying and now her feathers are everywhere. I can't find any bald spots on her she seems healthy and eats a lot. Thank you
     
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    You tell molting when they stop laying and lose feathers all over the coop [​IMG]. Sounds just right!
     
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  3. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look for feather quills: they are papery looking coated sheaths with the new feathers inside.
     

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