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Molting?? IDK!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pullinV3s, Nov 25, 2015.

  1. pullinV3s

    pullinV3s Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey BYC fam! Iv noticed my Buff (Anya) has been kind of reaching into her feathers and pulling out some of the soft little fluffy feathers and they are all over the place. could she be molting? I live in Az so it isn't very cold here. thanks for any help!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    It doesn't have to get cold to molt. They have to molt every year regardless of weather.

    But, ff she's picking in the feathers it may be lice or mites.
     
  3. bluema

    bluema Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls molt right when it gets cold at start of winter. Always seem like bad timing.
    Yes your girls are molting.
     
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  4. pullinV3s

    pullinV3s Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow ok thanks for the info!!! I kinda figured that!
     

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