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moulting?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by IDIOT HUSBAND, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. IDIOT HUSBAND

    IDIOT HUSBAND Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 32 chickens total. 29 are about 5 months old. 3 are about 16 months old. One of my senior RIR ladys is loosing a lot of feathers. I figured that she is just moulting. My question is how long will they moult? I just want to make sure she is not sick.
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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  3. IDIOT HUSBAND

    IDIOT HUSBAND Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks ridgerunner that is some very good reading. I apreciate all your help.
     

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