Is this the start of Molting? (Picture included)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by advantagegs, Dec 11, 2010.

  1. advantagegs

    advantagegs New Egg

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    Noticed one of our favorite Ameraucanas (Chrystal) had something going on with her back feathers. It's like there is a bunch of little fuzzy feathers coming in and we noticed her sister is looking that way too. What's going on? Is it because it's getting colder? We are new to this chicken thing and are totally addicted. We are learning but still have a lot to learn. [​IMG]
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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  3. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

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    It could be mites. Do a very careful check for them.
     

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