Omg what does this mean?!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Lewbylew99, Oct 28, 2012.

  1. Lewbylew99

    Lewbylew99 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello!
    One of my chickens is losing quite a lot of feathers and its autumn not summer! She's also never coming out of the hutch and she's always asleep:(?!

    What's wrong with her?
    Lewbylew99
     
  2. memphis

    memphis Overrun With Chickens

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    Molting? How old is she?
     
  3. Lewbylew99

    Lewbylew99 Out Of The Brooder

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    She is 11 months... And how can she be moulting in winter?

    Lewbylew99
     
  4. Den in Penn

    Den in Penn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They molt in the fall so they have new coats in winter, when the new coat does the most good.
     

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