Molting?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by AbisChicks16, Sep 15, 2016.

  1. AbisChicks16

    AbisChicks16 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new to owning chickens. I've had her for 2 months and she still looks like this. I asked her previous owner what was wrong with her and he said, "Oh she's molting. Is this normal? The other hens have lost feathers, but not like this.[​IMG]
     
  2. limited25

    limited25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, it's normal; some do a harder molt than others.
     
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    When do they molt? Yearly?
     
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    limited25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the link..I really appreciate all the help I can get as me and my family start our journey as chicken owners.
     
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    limited25 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    www.the-chicken-chick.com

    This is another excellent website. Lots of info and good short videos to show you chickens behaviors. I've learned a lot there as well. Lots of info on all chicken subjects.
     
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