Molting hens with pale combs etc.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by K R 2709, Oct 17, 2015.

  1. K R 2709

    K R 2709 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2013
    BC, Canada
    Hi everyone,
    My chickens are molting. I know that they should do this but this year they also have very pale combs and diarrhea. Are they sick? Or is it just the effort into growing feathers taking it out of them? What is the best thing to do for them? I know that supplementing protein is a good plan. Any good ways to do so?
    Thanks in advance :)
  2. fogandcopper

    fogandcopper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 23, 2013
    It may just be stress from molting. The best thing to do is get a feed with a higher amount of protein in it. They should get over it soon.

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