Molting

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by tonyvandeberg, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. tonyvandeberg

    tonyvandeberg New Egg

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    My girls are having their first molt and it is so sad! They don't have any appetite, don't want to be held, and aren't talking! I am missing their antics, but we're only about three weeks in to the molt, so a ways to go yet. I'm worried they won't go back to being friendly after they're through ~ any comments on returning to pre-molting behavior?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I think you will find they will. Molting evidently does not feel good to them, and it is typical for them to get irritable.
     

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