Molting. Does this look normal? Pic

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by emimiller8, Oct 25, 2013.

  1. emimiller8

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  2. emimiller8

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    She lost all her tail feathers... And head is bald
     
  3. veramoomoo

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    yes it looks normal it may look weird but it is nomal... or it could be that the other girls are picking on her.
     
  4. BantamLover21

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    Yes, that is normal--its common for chickens to lose their neck/head and tail feathers first when molting. Just make sure the other hens aren't picking on her, and she'll be fine.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

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    She looks normal to me. When chickens molt, they usually first lose their tail feathers and their head feathers. In a couple months, she'll look normal and beautiful again.
     
  6. veramoomoo

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    yes it is very common!!!!!!!!!! thanks for letting me help!!!!!!!!![​IMG]
     

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