Question...What's up with their heads??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by littlejohnacres, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. littlejohnacres

    littlejohnacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, I'm new to chickens. I have 4 - 19 week old Isa Brown's. I have noticed some possible feather loss on a couple of their heads. Is this molt if not is it normal?? Thanks in advance for helping out this rookie [​IMG][​IMG]
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  2. nab58

    nab58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do ypu have a rooster? Mine look that way after the rooster has been mating with them. He hold them by the head with his beak. Sometimes their combs will tilt to the side too.
     
  3. littlejohnacres

    littlejohnacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have a rooster. Well I don't think I do anyways. [​IMG]
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Let It Snow Premium Member

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    It looks like some feathers coming in, it's probably their last baby molt at that age, otherwise make sure they aren't feather pecking, each other.
     
  5. littlejohnacres

    littlejohnacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't noticed any feather picking while I'm out with them anyways. They seem fine so I was thinking they were molting. Still waiting on them to give me some eggs! [​IMG]
     

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