moulting before laying??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Princess Poppycock, Oct 9, 2010.

  1. Princess Poppycock

    Princess Poppycock Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a BR that is about ready to lay. She's a good age, had red combs and waddle, starting to squat, all that. We noticed that she was missing some neck feathers, so I took a look at her. There is zero damage to her skin, and she still has quills, so I don't think it was a fight, and when you pet her you get a handful of feathers. So it seems she is moulting and yet Ive never gotten a single egg out of her! [​IMG] Whats up??

    Poppy
     
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2010
  2. Princess Poppycock

    Princess Poppycock Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone else hear of this?
     

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