Post Pics Of Your Chicken With Worst Molt

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Nifty-Chicken, Oct 17, 2009.

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  1. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    It's that time of year for many of our hens. Many of us are finding feathers all over the coop floor and blowing in the Fall winds. [​IMG]

    So, let's post some pics of our hens with the worst molts!

    Here's mine:


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  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    That's pretty bad! I had the most disgustingly molty hen last year but I never took a picture! And she died last winter.
    Sigh.
     
  3. journey11

    journey11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My brahma girls are in molt and have been for awhile, but they are so heavily feathered that you really can't tell much difference, other than the scattered feathers like you mentioned. Their black primary wing and tail feathers are the only part noticable.
     
  4. Trish up North

    Trish up North Out Of The Brooder

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    My quail are just getting through their first molt. My husband has never witnessed this and asked me if they were sick and dying - they looked pretty rough! The male had it the worst with a thick spiky pin collar around his neck and legs. Wish I would have thought to take pictures....
     
  5. karen

    karen Out Of The Brooder

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    My girls asked not to be photographed.....[​IMG]
     
  6. cheapcheaps_girl

    cheapcheaps_girl Out Of The Brooder

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    i wish i had pics of my easter chicken although she doesnt look bad i gess [​IMG]
     
  7. Preservation Acres

    Preservation Acres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's amazing. My hens seem to loose a feather and gain a feather. You can only tell that they're molting by seeing all the new growth when you lift back their current feathers.
     
  8. GasMenagerie

    GasMenagerie Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:This!!!

    My poor ladies are so ashamed!
     
  9. chickenlover98

    chickenlover98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all! This is Chocolate, she was soo creepy for a while!! I'm sooo happy she's back to normal! she's been much more kind!

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  10. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

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    chickenlover98 ur name is so awesome
     
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