Molting Chicken

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Valicia, Jan 2, 2017.

  1. Valicia

    Valicia Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 10, 2015
    One of my chickens is molting, I had to separate her,because her sisters were pecking her, now she won't eat, she also have a limp, I checked the bottom of her feet and legs, I don't see anything. Please help
  2. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

    Nov 12, 2009
    western South Dakota
    Sometimes I have found a chicken being picked on, became sick and died shortly afterwards. Like the chickens could sense something was wrong with her before I could and tried to protect the flock by driving this bird away. Molting does not cause lethargic behavior or not eating, nor limping.

    Something else is wrong. Good thing you pulled her from the flock.

    Mrs K
    Last edited: Jan 2, 2017

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