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Molting chicken died

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by oceanbird, Dec 21, 2008.

  1. oceanbird

    oceanbird In the Brooder

    May 11, 2007
    ALL of my 6 chicken are 2 this year and have been molting. Some of them lose all their feathers at once some loose their feathers gradually. One of them that lost all of it's feathers has been staying in the coup day and night and we put hay around it to keep it warm- it looked fine but then this morning it was dead- should we have done something different? Should I have brought it inside to keep it warm or something?
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2008

  2. skeeter

    skeeter Songster

    Nov 19, 2007
    Parma Idaho
    well if it was that cold yes you should have dome something,either a light they could get under or bring them into the house we have 15 on the porch right now,its a pain but better than dead chickens

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