Molting?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by yelim, Feb 16, 2011.

  1. yelim

    yelim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is molting the same as shedding in fured animals? Is it losing their winter coat?
     
  2. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They molt when their feathers get worn out and need replacing.
     

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