lots of feathers

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by sophee, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. sophee

    sophee Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello again... my four and 1/2 month old chickens are loosing a lot of feathers, long and short one... is it likely they are moulting? They seem happy and are growing, as young buff orpingtons look beautiful... are doing a great job weeding my backyard garden... Thanks for being here for us newbees...
    Linda
     
  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    She's to young to be molting - Can you see feather loss on her or just lots of feathers on the ground?
     
  3. TheSpeckledRoo

    TheSpeckledRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That sounds like a moult to me. If you notice anything odd, like they are not themselves then I would worry.
     

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