molting...I think?????

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

  1. thehappyfarmerchick

    thehappyfarmerchick New Egg

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    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 Out Of The Brooder

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    other posts have suggested bumping up their protein intake--some plain yogurt or meat
     

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