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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by unbaked pegga, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. unbaked pegga

    unbaked pegga Songster

    Nov 22, 2014
    Mt Juliet Tn
    I have been posting about my buff Lily. She is probably broody and is having a 'mini molt' for lack of a better word. She is dri king quite a bit more water than normal for her. She also seems to be more solitary than usual. I worry about her because i lost her sister to Coccoidosis last June. I got 2 more chickens but she is just special. She is only one and a half. Should I do anything? I did put some ACV in the waterer ystdy

  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    If she's around 18 months old, she may be molting or getting ready to molt.
    They can be quite lethargic during a molt.

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