is this molting?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by fam5r, Oct 20, 2012.

  1. fam5r

    fam5r Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is our Barred Rock hen who has been losing feathers alot lately. is this molting or is it something more serious?


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    Last edited: Oct 25, 2012
  2. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

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    Yes, she looks like she is finishing up a molting. Those are the new feathers coming in.
     
  3. fam5r

    fam5r Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you for your response our rhode islands dont look that bad at all.
     
  4. Hwlchickmama

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    Aww that's what my b.rock looks like too!!! Your lucky mine won't let me touch her!!!! Not gunna lie this first molt experience is SCARY!!!
     

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