it's 20 degrees and now she decides to molt!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lily1, Nov 28, 2010.

  1. lily1

    lily1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have no electric in the coop its going to be 20 degrees tonight and my NHR has no feathers! Can I make her a sweater? Or will that prevent the new feathers from coming in?
     
  2. Chickengal505

    Chickengal505 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmmmm just sticker' in the brooder wit the heat lamp if the brooders big enough. make her a sweater to wear during the day let her streak at night under her lamp. make shure you let her out during the day. Warm nights let her sleep with her buds.
     
  3. thaokou21

    thaokou21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cat food helps her molt faster...
     
  4. lily1

    lily1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! I gave her cat food/ tuna today and she devoured it! I am making her a sweater now [​IMG]
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    If you put her under the light without feathers better make sure she has on sun screen. If she's naked as a jay bird she'll get a nasty sun burn............how about a picture with the new sweater on?[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2010

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