Personality change after molting?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mrsc1951, Dec 16, 2012.

  1. mrsc1951

    mrsc1951 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My two Light Brahmas have always been the aggressive ones in my little flock but since Dolly molted she has been just downright mean - has even pecked at me a couple of times and won't let my little bantam EE get up on the roost at night if I don't intervene. She was very withdrawn while actually molting but once she started to feather out again she got more and more aggressive. She looks beautiful but acts so ugly, is this normal? Her sister, Blondie, doesn't seem to be any different personality wise. What's a mother to do?
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    She's probably still just crabby from molting. She should go back to her normal self when she is finished.
     
  3. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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