Is my buff laced polish molting?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ldutch123, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. ldutch123

    ldutch123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed her pretty head feathers looks like they are very bare. I'm not sure how to know if she is being picked on or if she is molting? I saw a small spot of blood but nothing like I see when my roo gets pecked in the darn head by the girls. Anything I should do?
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    There shouldn't be any blood present in a normal molt. It's the right time of year for a molt, but with having seen blood present I would be watching the flock to make sure that the issue is not related to feather picking. An increase in protein intake should help her to re-grow her feathers.

    Good luck.
     
  3. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    I don't know . I never noticed mine molting they're poof. Hmmm. But mine are molting.
     
  4. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Quote:I agree. The blood issue makes me wonder if maybe it's not a molt but being pecked on.
     

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