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molt question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kristip, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. kristip

    kristip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A few of my chickens went through a minor molt around August or so. Lost some feathers but not a ton. My BSL lost a bunch around her face and neck. Neck came back, but around her face and ears, still bald.... is this something to worry about? She is a meany and I haev been thinking of culling her anyway. Just dont know if this is nothing or something.
    thanks
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I wouldn't worry. It takes awhile for the buzzard look to go away. She may not be finished molting yet.
     

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