Loose feathers?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Austinorpington, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. Austinorpington

    Austinorpington Out Of The Brooder

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    I live in Texas and the weather has been up and down. I've noticed a bit of loose feathers in the yard. They don't have mites and don't have bald spots. Is this normal for the return of spring?
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    It is normal for chickens to lose a feather or two now and then, but if they lose more they may be going through a molt. How old are they?
     
  3. Austinorpington

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    About 34 weeks give or take a week.
     

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