is this molting?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by kasey08, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    black silkie hen has no hair on top of head
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  2. WhoopiePie

    WhoopiePie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    poor thing [​IMG] maybe somebody's picking on her/him?
     
  3. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    not that ive seen i havent even seen the roo on her
     
  4. ALRwild

    ALRwild Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup, but usually if they're molting it's full body, but could be short/minor molt. Other possibility is that someone is picking at her head. Just keep an eye on her!
     
  5. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    she definitely not the type to be picked on, but i will watch her. she has lost her body feathers also but not as bad
     
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2011
  6. Morgan7782

    Morgan7782 Dense Egg Goo

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    How old?
     
  7. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    1 1/2 years
     

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