Probably a dumb question about molting....but I don't know!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ebear82, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. ebear82

    ebear82 Out Of The Brooder

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    So, after reading many other posts, I have decided that 3 of my hens are molting (and they look terrible!). Here's the dumb question...do roosters molt, or only hens? I have a couple of roosters wtih patches of feathers missing...one on his neck, and one on his back near the base of the tail. I think that the roosters may have lost theirs due to fighting...but I just thought I'd ask! Thanks!
     
  2. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
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    They all molt!
     

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