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Molting-do they pluck the feathers?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MesMama, Jan 14, 2016.

  1. MesMama

    MesMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When chickens molt do they pluck out their own feathers or do they just she'd like dogs shed their cots?
     
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    They fall out on their own.
     
  3. MesMama

    MesMama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool! Thanks for the info :)
     

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