Is this molting?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by KatefromOz, Mar 14, 2018.

  1. KatefromOz

    KatefromOz Chirping

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    Hello! One of my chickens has started to lose heeeeaps of feathers (my backyard is covered in festhers). I'm in Australia so we have just come into Autumn so I know that's common molting time. I have attched a picture...does this look like a molt? I think this girl is only 10 months old. Another one of my girls had a few lice on her last week so we trrated all the chooks for lice. Any advice would be appreciated.
     

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  2. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Crossing the Road

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    molt.
     
  3. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Crossing the Road

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    Since this is a duplicate thread, I suggest deleting it so all the helpful information you get will be in one place. That will make it easier for you and others that are looking for answers.
     
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  4. KatefromOz

    KatefromOz Chirping

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    Thanks... i am trying to delete this one but not sure how. Sorry for the double up!!

     
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  5. Kailey the Animal Lover

    Kailey the Animal Lover Chirping

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    I think it is a molt. We rescued a bunch of tetras from a factory, and they were !!NAKED!! for a month or two. It looks just like our hens.
     
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