Molting question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by txajackson, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. txajackson

    txajackson Out Of The Brooder

    May 31, 2011
    I have a 1 year old mutt hen. She is white with a few black specks. She recently went through her first full molt and now she is grey or taupe colored. Is it normal for chickens to change colors when they molt???
    Very weird!!! [​IMG]
  2. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    Yes, this happens all the time to chickens. I had a nice white crested black polish who had a solid black body. After her first molt she started having a few white feathers pop up on her body [​IMG] .

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