Loss of feathers around collar

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bluebarn, Nov 19, 2015.

  1. bluebarn

    bluebarn New Egg

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    Looking for some answers and suggestions- I have eight mixed breed free range hens- they have been incredibly healthy until now- tonight I noticed one of my astrolorps is missing feathers around her collar- any ideas on what it is and how I can help her?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Is she molting?
     
  3. bluebarn

    bluebarn New Egg

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    Not sure! Good point she's only 8 months is she too young to Moult or is that common?
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    My 9 month old pullets started molting last month, so it's not impossible that your girl is molting, too.
     

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