Molting???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kidfarmer, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. kidfarmer

    kidfarmer Chirping

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    We just had a close call with a fox and I was wondering if this is just molting or is something wrong? I went out to reassure them that they were ok and while I was out in the pen I saw a lot of feathers on the ground. I was petting one and her down feathers were coming out. Is this molting?
     

  2. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Songster

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    She is possibly molting.
     
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2016
  3. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Crowing

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    I'll be in the barn!
    X2 or maybe if she was moving around a lot, she might have lost some feathers. That happens sometimes :)
     
  4. kidfarmer

    kidfarmer Chirping

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    Ok not as worried. Thanks! :)
     

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