molting...I think?????

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by thehappyfarmerchick, May 22, 2010.

  1. thehappyfarmerchick

    thehappyfarmerchick Hatching

    May 22, 2010
    I have 3 hens, who have all lost there feathers on theirs backs, and cant seem to re-grow any new feathers. they are all 3 pretty much bald on there backs. how long should it take for a chicken to molt? is this normal? I have checked for mites and lice and have not discovered either. what could I do to help speed up the process, so they will grow feathers? they look awful.
  2. bawkbawk

    bawkbawk In the Brooder

    Aug 1, 2009
    other posts have suggested bumping up their protein intake--some plain yogurt or meat

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