losing fluffy bottom feathers

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by clinkski, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. clinkski

    clinkski Out Of The Brooder

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    Jun 17, 2010
    Waterbury Center, VT
    My girls are a little over one year and I figure they will begin their molt soon. Yesterday I noticed that one is losing her fluffy bottom feathers by her vent and on her butt. Is this normal or should I check for mites? My others are fine and shedding an occasional feather or two. Advice?
     
  2. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2010
    Carrboro, NC
    Yep there molting!
     
  3. clinkski

    clinkski Out Of The Brooder

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    Phew - thanks!
     

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