Official Contest: Worst Chicken Molt Pictures - Winner!

Discussion in 'Online Poultry Show' started by Nifty-Chicken, Sep 3, 2010.

  1. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    Pennsylvania
    My rooster is just starting to molt! He is almost tail-less! I will wait till it gets worse to post a pic!
     
  2. WIChookchick

    WIChookchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 25, 2010
    Rural Brooklyn, WI
    My poor WCBP is tail less and crestless!!!
    Almost 2 yrs old,
    Hercules, he is named after my first rooster who was rather motley.. he was named after my mom's second husband who was also rather Motley looking!!
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  3. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    not cute at all , haha. I have a hen molting, she's with a brood right now. she looks ill. haha. she's about 17 months old.

    I also have feathers galore in the other coop, could stuff a pillow. Do we have to go through this 'ugliness' every year? LOL
     
  4. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

    Sep 5, 2008
    VERMONT
    Nice pics everyone! I have an araucana hen who seems to feel pain when molting. She isolates herself from everyone and everything and has a generally uncomfortable look about her. She was hand raised and is normally a very friendly peep. When she molts she will scream if she thinks you will try and touch her. She doesn't look too bad yet from loss of plumage but her face is very pale. Pics when she really quills out and others if they do. It's early yet!
     
  5. emjay

    emjay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 6, 2009
    my blue EE hen looks hideous right now. She looks like she could explode at any moment. He feathers look like, if the wind was too blow really hard she' d be completely bald. She's all scruffy looking with a fat bald butt , with dark blue quills sticking out, DOH. poor thing, she is so ugly right now. haha. Good thing chickens don't get embareASSed. oops. LOL.
    got to love this moulting thing. NOT>
     
  6. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 11, 2009
    Bloomsdale, MO
    Avert your gaze from the molting frizzled sumatra
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    Villagers grab torches when they see her coming
    Grown men have been known to run screaming in terror
    Mothers shield their children and cry out dear lord what is that THING!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  7. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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  8. MOChickenz

    MOChickenz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Muddyhorse.....that is undoubtedly the ugliest chicken I have ever seen. You Already win in my book.
     
  9. mame1616

    mame1616 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:OUCH!! That hurts to look at! [​IMG]
     
  10. WiscoChiko

    WiscoChiko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could this be moulting?
     

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