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Losing feathers

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by masanders, Jun 24, 2016.

  1. masanders

    masanders In the Brooder

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    My 6 ISA Browns are losing feathers...not sure why. It's been in the upper 90's and humid.

    Should I be worried?
     

  2. how old are they?
     
  3. masanders

    masanders In the Brooder

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    About 3 months old.
     
  4. chicks become fully feathered then at about 3-4 months old they molt, then their new feathers come and they won't molt till the next winter
     
  5. masanders

    masanders In the Brooder

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    Thank you so much! I know next to nothing about chickens. I'm taking care of them, but they are my mom's project. I'm getting educated in something new about them just about every day.
     
  6. you're welcome i myself got a bit worried when our pullets starting loosing their feathers until i did some research
     
  7. Roberttodd

    Roberttodd Hatching

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    I have one year olds which are loosing their feathers on their backsides. What is causing this? They have bare spots.
     

  8. like under their vent?
     
  9. Roberttodd

    Roberttodd Hatching

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    Their entire butt
     
  10. that is odd try starting your own post
     

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